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American Agenda (Drugs, Economy: Inner City Entrepreneurship Program) #119512

ABC Evening News for Tuesday, Nov 14, 1989
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(Studio: Peter Jennings) Revisiting of subjects of earliest American Agenda reports on first anniversary of segments explained. Report introduced.

(S. Bronx, NYC: Beth Nissen) Follow-up of December 5, 1988, story on program to help New York City high school teenagers start their own businesses as alternative to the drug life featured; scenes shown. [Young entrepreneur Howard STUBBS - says he doubted at first that he could handle college.] [Program developer Steve MARRIOTTI - says entrepreneurship gives children a vision.] [Bank teller Josephine RENAULT - says the program encouraged her.] [MARRIOTTI - talks about effect of program on the kids; says former drug courier Vince Wilkins has stayed out of drug business] [WILKINS - comments.] Marriotti noted bringing his program to grade schools; classrm. scenes shown.

Jennings, Peter;
Nissen, Beth

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