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Length: 1 hour 32 min. 34 sec.

Location: Hearings before subcommittees on Intergovernmental Relations and Executive Reorganization on drug abuse in America, Washington, D.C.

Date: July 30, 1971

Content: Muskie speaks on heroin trade and efforts of U.S government, pending legislation, addiction rates, South East Asia drug trade, Nixon administration response, Vietnam veteran drug abuse screening, screening methods. Testimony by Dr. Jerome Jaffe, special assistant to president for Special Action Office for Drug Abuse Prevention, purpose of bill and office, nature of drug problem, federal responses, mission of Special Action Office, activities. Senator Percy speaks on Nixon's drug abuse control program, alcoholism.

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