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Children and Violence / Washington, DC #145282

ABC Evening News for Friday, Nov 05, 1993
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(Elliott Junior High School: Peter Jennings) Report introduced.

(Washington: Carole Simpson) Violence as a way of life for kids in urban Washington, DC, featured; scenes shown from Elliott Junior High School and of murders in the city streets. [Teens Cherese BRAUER, Richard MASON, Kaila GORDON - worry about danger and death.] [Howard University's violence prevention project director Dr. Hope HILL - calls it an assault to child development.] Mayor Sharon Pratt Kelly recalled requesting the use of National Guard to combat violence.

(Elliott Junior High School: Peter Jennings) Tomorrow's show "Kids in the Crossfire: Violence in America" from this junior high school previewed.

Jennings, Peter;
Simpson, Carole

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