CBS Evening News for Tuesday, Mar 06, 1979
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(Studio) Report on movie "The Warriors" introduced
REPORTER: Roger Mudd
(Hollywood, California) Reviewers' response to "The Warriors" discussed; scenes from movie shown, courtesy Paramount Pictures. Alleged connection between movie and murders in Boston, Palm Springs, California, and Oxnard, California, detailed. Death of Timothy Gitchel cited as example [Friend of Gitchel, Alan GRANSTROM - comments.] Paramount spokesperson quoted. Los Angeles citizens groups' opposition to movie examined. [Pediatrician Dr. Ernest SMITH - comments.] Paramount's response to controversy outlined. Upcoming movies with regard to gangs mentioned.
REPORTER: Harold Dow
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