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National Drug Abuse Conference (1979)

Louisiana: The State We're In



Genre: News, Public Affairs

Place Covered: New Orleans, Orleans Parish, Louisiana

Copyright Holder: Louisiana Educational Television Authority

Date Issued: 1979-08-31

Duration: 00:09:21

Subjects: Drugs | DRUG ABUSE | MARIJUANA


  • George, Beth Host
  • Bensinger, Peter B. Interviewee
  • Dogoloff, Lee Interviewee


This segment from the August 31, 1979, episode of “Louisiana: The State We’re In” features interviews with attendees of the National Drug Abuse Conference held in New Orleans. They discuss marijuana as the biggest drug problem in the country, the increase in adolescent drug use, and the need for concerned parents to take an active role in combating the drug problem in their local communities. Host: Beth George