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American Agenda (Drugs: Inner City) #113673

ABC Evening News for Monday, Dec 05, 1988
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(Studio: Peter Jennings) Report introduced.

(S. Bronx, NYC: Beth Nissen) Problem of drug-dealing by children in inner cities featured; details given of school program to get New York City HS teenagers to start own businesses as alternative; scenes shown. [Hot dog vendor Howard STUBBS - talks about his business] [high school teacher Steve MARRIOTTI - comments on these kids' street smarts.] [Lingerie saleswoman Josephine RENAULT - discusses fins.] [Rapsinger Vincent WILKINS - says he would be drug dealer were it not for this program; recalls working in drug business] [MARRIOTTI - talks about drugs and inner city kids.] [Teenager Ray TABU - discusses his company] [RENAULT - discusses her future.]

(Studio: Peter Jennings) Success of Marriotti's program mentioned.

Jennings, Peter;
Nissen, Beth

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