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South / Urban Gangs #104470

ABC Evening News for Saturday, Aug 23, 1986
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(Studio: Kathleen Sullivan) Report introduced.

(Atlanta, Georgia: Mike von Fremd) New wave of street violence in South linked to urban gangs examined; details given, scenes shown. Jackson, Mississippi, murder of Charles Triplet allegedly by rival gang cited as example [Former gang MBR. - doesn't feel violence among blacks is rational.] [MAN - wants fair fights with rivals.] Sentence given Atlanta, Georgia, gang leader Timothy "Peanut" Harris for murder mentioned. [Memphis deputy police chief Fred WARNER - notes car thefts are part of gang initiation rite.] [Jackson Mayor Dale DANKS - won't tolerate gang violence.] [Judge Ken. TURNER - blames reverse migration from North industry areas.] [YOUTH - comments.]

von Fremd, Mike;
Sullivan, Kathleen

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