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Joe Califano declared smoking tobacco “public health enemy number one” when he served as Secretary of Health, Education and Welfare in the Carter administration. Today he’s calling for a new attitude in American attitudes toward all substance abuse and addiction, and a revolution in how we deal with these problems. He joins Diane to outline his vision.
- Joseph Califano founding chairman of the National Center on Addiction and Substance Abuse at Columbia University. He was special assistant to the Secretary of Defense in the Kennedy administration; special assistant to President Lyndon Johnson; and Secretary of Health, Education, and Welfare in the Carter administration.
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