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Washington, DC / Crime / Drugs #124812

ABC Evening News for Friday, Jan 19, 1990
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(Studio: Peter Jennings) Washington's image as crime capital of US noted.

(Washington: John Martin) Crime in nation's capital featured; details given of link of murder rate to drugs. [April 10, 1989, drug czar William BENNETT - says Washington, DC government has failed its citizens.] Effect of Mayor Marion Barry's reputation on police morale and plan to combat drugs here noted. [Fraternal Order of Police officer Gary HANKINS - comments on drug battle and arrest of mayor.] [Two days ago, BARRY - says we are winning war on violence.] [Former police chief Maurice TURNER - comments.] [US attorney Jay STEPHENS - says even a city can be a crime victim.]

Jennings, Peter;
Martin, John

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