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American Agenda (Crime: Midnight Basketball) #124117

ABC Evening News for Tuesday, Aug 08, 1989
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(Studio: Sam Donaldson) Report introduced.

(Glenarden, MD: Mark Potter) Midnight basketball league in Glenarden, MD, that was organized to keep teenagers from life of crime featured; scenes shown. [GIRL - says if friends were not here, they would be selling drugs.] [League creator Van STANDIFER - comments.] [Cnty. corrections department director Sam SAXTON - comments on program.] League noted run by vols. and sponsored by community and businesses. [Player David CEPHAS - says kids would be "hanging out" were it not for midnight basketball.] [Player Julius PRATT - says program has kept him out of trouble.] [Vol. coach Dale DeBERRY - talks about aim of program.] [Drug counselor Thomas POON - talks to players.] [STANDIFER - says this program is a place to start.]

Donaldson, Sam;
Potter, Mark

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