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Politics and Crime / Clinton / Pennsylvania #150889

ABC Evening News for Monday, Oct 17, 1994
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(Studio: Peter Jennings) Report introduced.

(White House: Brit Hume) President Clinton's speech about crime featured. [Before group of police chiefs, CLINTON - says the crime bill must not become a political football; talks about the Chicago case where two boys dropped a five-year-old out a window.] Clinton's political strategy in making these kinds of addresses outlined.

(Studio: Peter Jennings) The campaign rhetoric on crime in these midterm elections discussed; scenes shown of several major candidates campaigning on the crime issue.

(Philadelphia: Jackie Judd) The crime issue in the Pennsylvania governor's race centering around the parole of convicted murderer Reginald McFadden examined; campaign scenes and ads shown. [Earlier, candidates Lieutenant Governor Mark SINGEL, Representative Tom RIDGE - address Singel's parole board decision in the case of McFadden, who committed crimes upon his release.] The Willie Horton parole issue that undermined the presidential candidacy of Michael Dukakis in 1988 recalled.

Hume, Brit;
Jennings, Peter;
Judd, Jackie

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