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A Closer Look (Uncivil Society) #186221

ABC Evening News for Monday, May 17, 1999
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(Studio: Peter Jennings) A closer look at how Americans treat each other in public introduced; poll findings on manners cited. [Yale University author Stephen CARTER - explains why civility matters.]

(Washington: Chris Bury) Meanness in the popular culture to which young people are exposed examined. [New York State United Teachers Antonia CORTESE - says there is a crisis in civility in the schools.] [Panel of students, GIRL, Rob NOCK, Chris HUGHES, Kia HAYES, Tammy SHAPIRO, Patrick SULLIVAN, Eli ZEGAS - admit teachers are treated with disrespect.] ["Kids Who Kill" author Charles EWING - says children have less empathy.]

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

Bury, Chris;
Jennings, Peter

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