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Violence Against Children #294575

CBS Evening News for Wednesday, Nov 28, 1984
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(Studio) Report introduced
REPORTER: Dan Rather

(Chicago, Illinois) City's effort to curb violence among children noted underscored by recent murder of high school basketball star Benjamin Wilson; films shown. [REPORTER - asks suspect if he knew Wilson.] [Community leader Hal BASKIN, Mary WILSON - cite need for children-killing-children to stop.] Mary Wilson's effort to highlight situation since son's death described. [Alderman E. BURKE - notes no. youth slain as result of gang violence in recent mos.] [School superintendent Ruth LOVE - calls for parents to take stronger stance with children.] Push for tighter curfews with penalties for violators' parents mentioned. [STUDENT - describes attack today.] [Teacher Carolyn SHELTON - comments on students' attitude toward death and murder.] [Brenda JOHNSON - reacts to son's shooting.] Police explanation for gangs' success considered.
REPORTER: Meredith Vieira

Rather, Dan;
Vieira, Meredith

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