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America-s drug czar has admitted that nearly one billion dollars and five years after it began, the White House-s anti-drug campaign targeting the nation-s youth has flopped. The media is peppered with commercials aimed at making young people think twice about doing drugs, including the infamous, -this is your brain on drugs- and -I helped- ad which relates drug-buying to supporting terrorism. So what went wrong? What works? What doesn-t? We speak with advertising and marketing specialists, a former White House drug control strategist, a member of the Drug Policy Alliance, and a TV writer about what it takes to craft a successful anti-drug message. Sara Terry of The Christian Science Monitor guest hosts.
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    As President Bush announces his intention to preserve the longstanding trade embargo against the Castro regime, there are signs that many Cuban Americans are actually softening in their hard-line stance against their former homeland. Carlos Saladrigas chairs the Cuba Study Group, a group of prominent Miami businessmen that recently commissioned a poll on the changing attitudes of exiles towards Cuba and Castro.
  • Reporter's Notebook: Death of Network Nightly News Greatly Exaggerated
    Dinosaur or icon? Does the American network news anchor have a future? Cable news pundits and legions of print reporters have been predicting -the end of an era- for the past several years. So will it be a last hurrah for Peter, Dan and Tom? We look at the future of a television news tradition, the network news anchor. Frank Rich, authored -And that-s the way it was,- the cover story for Sunday-s New York Times Magazine.

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