Drugs Return to Times Square
New DEA Museum opens September 14
14--Illegal drugs from ecstasy to crack are back in
Times Square – all safely under glass in what will be
the world’s highest profile anti-drug museum at One Times
Square called Target America: Drug Traffickers, Terrorists
sq foot, three-story museum opens September 14, 2004,
and illustrates the high price Americans pay for drug abuse.
The free exhibit
explains how illegal drug users are not the only victims. Displays
include an actual drug related car wreck, a jungle cocaine lab,
an Afghan heroin “factory,” a re-created methamphetamine
hotel cook room, a tenement crack-house room, and interactive
kiosks that explain how dealers launder money to profit terrorists.