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American Agenda (Crime: Rape) #131588

ABC Evening News for Monday, Jan 07, 1991
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(Studio: Peter Jennings) Report introduced.

(Seattle: Carole Simpson) Rape, the fastest growing crime in US, featured; various illustrative scenes shown. [Seattle rape victim Stephanie ALLEN - describes being assaulted in park by Carl Klusman.] ["Ms" magazine editor Robin MORGAN - explains what women have to be afraid of.] Media images of fear, sex and violence shown. [King County sexual assault center Mary Ellen STONE - talks about these images and rape.] [High school STUDENT, convicted rapist Gene ALLEN - comment.] Involvement of Congress noted; details given of Violence Against Women Act introduced by Senator Joseph Biden. [BIDEN - comments.] Tomorrow's segment previewed.

(Studio: Peter Jennings) Wednesday's segment previewed.

Reporter(s):
Jennings, Peter;
Simpson, Carole
Duration:
00:04:20

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