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A Closer Look (Safer Schools) #186301

ABC Evening News for Thursday, May 20, 1999
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(Studio: Peter Jennings) The increase in interest in school security in the wake of the rash of school shootings noted.

(Washington: Michele Norris) Research into school safety examined; scenes shown from a suburban Albuquerque, New Mexico, school with a comprehensive security plan. [Sandia National Laboratories Mary GREEN - comments on security.] [Belen High School student Mike EDEN, principal Ron MARQUEZ - offer views on school security measures.]

(Studio: Peter Jennings) The words of Baton Rouge, LA, radio disc jockey Rob Payer in response to a fourth grader's complaint about his school that suggested he get a gun played.

Jennings, Peter;
Norris, Michele

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