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A Closer Look (America's Sons: Growing Up) Part II #183755

ABC Evening News for Tuesday, Nov 16, 1999
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(Studio: Peter Jennings) The conviction in Pontiac, Michigan, of 13-year-old Nathaniel Abraham on murder charges reported; statistics on violent crimes by boys cited.

(Lino Lakes and Saint Cloud, Minnesota: Kevin Newman) The story of convicted teenage murderer Matt Esler presented; scenes shown from prison. [ESLER - explains how he started getting into trouble, the incident in which he started losing control and the shooting he carried out one night.] ["The Lost Boys" author James GARBARINO - points out that the changes in boys are not dramatic; explains how boys have written off their future.]

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

Jennings, Peter;
Newman, Kevin

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