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Above All That Drama
In History

This program examines different opinions of marijuana, beginning with a historical perspective on marijuana in "World of the Weed", followed by a look at the current role of marijuana in "The Current Scene", and then a research report on scientific experimentation with THC, "Research Report: THC, The Chemistry of Marijuana". The program examines just who uses marijuana and looks at the scientific studies being conducted on marijuana. Throughout the program, comedian Stan Freberg and his repertory company appear, satirizing so-called experts on marijuana.

"POTpourri: many views of marijuana, a comprehensive study of the entire spectrum of issues raised in the 'Marijuana controversy' was broadcast over 12 prime time hours in March, 1967. Included were: Historical Review, The Current Scene, intensive debated between parents, physicians, lawyers, and enforcement officials; plus essays and satirical sketches."--1968 Peabody Awards entry form.

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