TITLE

Actor Samuel L. Jackson reveals he was addicted to crack cocaine seven years ago

PUB. DATE
July 1996
SOURCE
Jet;7/08/96, Vol. 90 Issue 8, p38
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Reports on the revelation of Afro-American actor Samuel L. Jackson of addiction to crack cocaine. Personal background; Career accomplishments; Comments.
ACCESSION #
9607250787

 

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