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Violence By Children / California Baby Beating Case / Boston, Massachusetts #166662

ABC Evening News for Friday, May 03, 1996
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(Studio: Forrest Sawyer) The six-year-old California boy arrested for beating an infant said remaining in custody pending psychiatric evaluation.

(Boston: Peggy Wehmeyer) The war against violence in one Boston neighborhood by a coalition of church groups featured; scenes shown to illustrate how the program works in this black community to put faith into action. [Teenager Jerome FRANKS, Azusa Christian Community Reverend Eugene RIVERS, Princeton University professor John DeIULIO - talk about the situation and this solution.] Study findings that children involved in religious activities are less likely to get in trouble noted.

Sawyer, Forrest;
Wehmeyer, Peggy

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