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    SECRETARY OF S DEFENSE MELVIN LAIRD RETURNED TO WASHINGTON ON SUNDAY FOLLOWING A WEEK-LONG STAY IN EUROPE FOR TALKS WITH NATO ALLIES.

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    LAIRD SPEAKING, CU THROUGHOUT, SAYING THAT THE DEFENSE DEPARTMENT IS GOING FORWARD WITH NEW TREATMENT AND PROTECTION PROGRAMS (FOR DRUG PROBLEMS AMOUNG US MILITARY PERSONNEL), BUT WE MUST HAVE COOPERATION OF THE LAW ENFORECMENT AGENCIES OF THE VARIOUS LOCAL GOVERNMENTS




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    Background: SECRETARY OF S DEFENSE MELVIN LAIRD RETURNED TO WASHINGTON ON SUNDAY FOLLOWING A WEEK-LONG STAY IN EUROPE FOR TALKS WITH NATO ALLIES. LAIRD TOLD NEWSMEN SHORTLY AFTER LANDING AT ANDREWS FIR FORCE BASE THAT HIS MEETINGS ON THE TRIP INCLUDED DISCUSSION OF RACIAL AND DRUG PROBLEMS AMOUNG US FORCES STATIONED IN EUROPE.

    - THE GERMANS RECOGNIZE THE PROBLEM AND HAVE ASSURED HIM IT WILL BE GIVEN HIGH PRIORITY - HE SAID IT (DRUGS) IS NOT THE PROBLEM IT IS IN SSUTHEAST ASIA BUT IT IS STILL A PROBLEM, AND HE HAS DISCUSSED IT WITH VARIOUS ALLIED GOVERNMENT OFFICIALS.

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    Film ID:
    VLVA52H57CAUTPGMOE5Q12JWC65ZN
    Media URN:
    VLVA52H57CAUTPGMOE5Q12JWC65ZN
    Group:
    Reuters - Source to be Verified
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    30/05/1971
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Colour
    Duration:
    00:00:58:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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