Search the Archive

Seattle, Washington / Panhandlers #106665

ABC Evening News for Friday, Nov 27, 1987
View other clips in this broadcast →

Material supplied by VTNA may be used for educational analysis or research only. Any editing, reproduction, publication, rebroadcast, public showing or public display may be prohibited by copyright laws.

(Studio: Tom Jarriel) Report introduced.

(Seattle, WA: Gary Shepard) Crackdown on aggressive panhandling in Seattle, WA, reported; details given, scenes shown. [Police department spokesperson Captain Jim DESHANE - describes panhandling problem.] Police shown warning panhandlers. Merchant complaints in newly renovated commercial area noted. [Merchant Mary Ann ANDERSON - says shoppers afraid of area.] [WOMAN - is terrified.] Response of workers with homeless reported [Shelter director Ken COLE - discusses policy of getting tough with street people.] [Attorney John YOUNG - says rules must be obeyed.] Impact of new rule on panhandling reported

Jarriel, Tom;
Shepard, Gary

Note to sponsor members: The Vanderbilt Television News Archive video player requires a modern operating system and browser to work properly. If you are experiencing playback problems, check the minimum requirements and adjust your setup accordingly. After adjustments, if you continue to experience problems, please contact us.

Welcome! Above is the abstract of the item that you're interested in viewing from the Vanderbilt Television News Archive's collection. You have three options if you'd like to view this item:

  • You may request a loan of this video by registering on our website and placing an order.
  • You may visit the Television News Archive on the Vanderbilt campus to view on-site from the Archive's collection.
  • If you are associated with a college or university, you may ask your library if they would like to become a sponsor, which would give students and faculty at your institution the ability to view items from our collection.

If you believe that you are associated with a sponsoring college or university and have received this message in error, please let us know.