ABC Evening News for Tuesday, Dec 22, 1987
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(Studio: Richard Threlkeld) Report introduced.
(NYC: Bill O'Reilly) Verdict in Howard Beach, New York, trial case in which white teenagers assaulted black men reported; details given, scenes shown. [PEOPLE - comment on case.] Death of Michael Griffith during incident recalled; scenes shown. Resulting racial unrest and protests over incident recalled; scenes shown. [Victim's MOTHER - is pleased by verdict.] [Mayor Edward KOCH, Manhattan borough president David DINKINS - discuss racial aspects of case.]
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