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Person of The Week (Bruce Ritter) #119570

ABC Evening News for Friday, Nov 17, 1989
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(Studio: Ted Koppel) Bruce Ritter, director of Covenant House, which gives shelter to street kids in NYC, profiled; scenes shown of life on the streets. [RITTER - talks about kids' life on the streets.] [Orphan Fndn. of American's Father Joseph RIVERS - praises Ritter's role with abandoned children.] Ritter's biography reviewed; photos shown from his life. [RITTER - talks about first encounter with street kids.] Extension of Covenant House to other cities explained. [Columnist Bill REEL - talks about Ritter's operations.] Ritter noted receiving Father Flanagan Award from Boy's Town. [RITTER - comments on award and how he would like to be remembered.]

Koppel, Ted

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