ABC Evening News for Friday, Sep 06, 1991
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(Studio: Peter Jennings) Author and education activist Jonathan Kozol, who has written another book about education, "Savage Inequalities: Children in America's Schools", profiled; scenes shown to illustrate the condition of schools in East Saint Louis, Illinois. [KOZOL - talks about education, the problems for kids in East Saint Louis; recalls his first teaching job; reviews the reactions to his books.] [East Saint Louis high school senior Candiss SAIN - comments.] Kozol's background reviewed; photos shown. Kozol's first book, "Death at an Early Age", cited. [Doctor turned school superintendent Dr. Gerald KOHN - talks about inequities in education.]
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