Patrick Borgan questions Jesse Jackson on drugs and smoking in schools in a press conference in United States.
United States USA Date:1976, February 2 Duration:4 min 7 sec Sound:Yes
Jesse Jackson is interviewed in a press conference. Jesse Jackson answers Patrick Borgan of London Times on his questions about illegal drug use and smoking in schools. Judith Randal of New York Daily News asks about his views on government steps on doping and drug abuse. Henry McGee of Newsweek Magazine is also present. Bill McCrory of Voice of America is the moderator. Jackson describes how schools can no longer be "dens of dope" (typically illegal drugs of marijuana or narcotics like heroin or opium). Jackson encourages more severe penalties for drug dealers, and he encourages character development for young people to resist drugs. He comments that methadone has not been successful in reducing drug use in the country.
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