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Analyzing Addiction As Depicted In The Media

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Analyzing Addiction As Depicted In The Media

Analyzing Addiction As Depicted In The Media

Analyzing Addiction As Depicted In The Media

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From the silver screen to reality TV, stories of substance abuse are presented as drama, tragedy, and even comedy. News & Notes brings its month-long series on addiction to a close with a look at how pop culture depicts dependency.

NPR's Tony Cox talks with Dan Partland — executive producer of the A&E show Intervention — and Howard Samuels, executive director of The Wonderland Center, a residential addiction treatment facility in Los Angeles.

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