That '70s Show Called "60 Minutes" by Dave Bry July 13, 2009 “We had planned to do half a dozen headshops in the area, to see how many out of six would sell to the young people. But after three visits, the kids had made purchases in each store. So we decided to save a little money on bongs.” From the CBS archives: a 1970 “60 Minutes” segment investigating marijuana use among high-schoolers in Moorestown, NJ. Some highlights: a visit to the Jolly Joint paraphernalia emporium, and a cute-as-a-button, braces-wearing blonde 17-year-old boasting about the 84 she scored on an English test she took under the influence (“You study high, you take a test high, you get high grades!”). Also Harry Reasoner pronouncing the word “bongs.” facebook twitter google+ pinterest email Dave Bry lives in New York with his wife and kid. His is the author of Public Apology. Read more by Dave Bry on The Awl Expect4DogPicklesPharmacy 60 Minutes History Kids Marijuana New Jersey Video listicles with little commentary Episodes of Eating Children in Ancient Greece, Ranked in Order of Unreasonableness The Concessionist Should Straight White Men Be Ashamed of Themselves? oscar isaac worship The Dudes in the Machine Culture (and TV) Total Babes, "Blurred Time" surreal estate The Box Builder Guides The Only Good Apps: A Complete Guide Culture (and TV) Ken Camden, "Curiosity" Culture (and TV) Wet, "Deadwater"