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Fighting Prostitution In Chicago #262133

CBS Evening News for Friday, Feb 16, 1979
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(Studio) Report on new approach in Chicago in fight against prostitution.
REPORTER: Walter Cronkite

(Chicago, Illinois) Chicago northside grocer Jim Vrettos' crusade against prostitutes who have covered neighborhood, noted. Extent of problem reported Vrettos' publication in neighborhood shopping guide of names and addresses of men convicted of using prostitutes stated; guides said mailed to homes of men and their neighbors. Reduction of prostitution in area mentioned. [Banker Peter FASSEAS - says problem has been almost completely eliminated.] [Dist. police commander Julian GALLET - comments.] Complaints of some about publication cited. [VRETTOS - reports death threat from pimp.]
REPORTER: Bob Faw (WBBM-TV newstape)

Cronkite, Walter;
Faw, Bob

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