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American Agenda (Drugs/Crime: Charleston, South Carolina) #124768

ABC Evening News for Tuesday, Jan 16, 1990
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(Studio: Peter Jennings) Report introduced.

(Charleston: Ned Potter) Effort by police in Charleston, SC, to control drug and other crimes featured; scenes shown of police on the city streets. [Police chief Reuben GREENBERG - talks about crime.] [Officer Jim HANLEY, GREENBERG - talks about drug arrests and alternative of police presence near dealers.] Police program explained in detail; scenes shown of police confronting dealers on the street. [GREENBERG - talks about plan.] [Officer Sam COAKSOM - comments about foot patrol.]

(Studio: Peter Jennings) President Bush reported going to public housing project in Alexandria, Virginia, where citizens have been carrying out their own war on drugs; scenes shown.

Jennings, Peter;
Potter, Ned

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