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Teenage Suicide #295788

CBS Evening News for Thursday, Mar 01, 1984
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(Studio) Report introduced
REPORTER: Dan Rather

(Pelham, New York) Spate of teenage suicides in New York City suburb examined; Christopher Ruggiero's death cited as example [Anthony LUCADAMO - questions situation.] [Giles SPOONHOUR - can't accept son's suicide.] Annual teenage suicide average and phenomenon of "cluster" suicides examined; details illustrated on map. [Dr. David WALLER - fears such suicides increase risk of any adolescent killing self; explains.] [Mental health official Eugen ARONOWITZ - describes behavioral indications of suicidal teenager.] [SPOONHOUR - doesn't understand why son killed himself.]
REPORTER: Bernard Goldberg

Goldberg, Bernard;
Rather, Dan

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