CBS Evening News for Thursday, Oct 24, 1985
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(Studio) Report introduced
REPORTER: Dan Rather
(Chattanooga, Tennessee) Myths and realities of teenage runaways examined; scenes shown. [Francesca PRATHER, Rose PRATHER - discuss Francesca's flight.] [Don HUFFMAN, Michelle HUFFMAN - recall Michelle's decision to run away.] ["JEFF" - explains his motive in leaving.] [Cnslr. Robb HASENCAMP - thinks parents of most runaways don't spend time with their children.] Huck Finn recalled. [Cnslr. Barbara LASATER - notes realities of runaways lives.] [Rose PRATHER -describes impact on parents.] Runaway David Brown's life as hustler since leaving home noted. [BROWN - cites difficulty of street life.] [Michelle HUFFMAN - advises against running away; notes her current legal problems, inability to return home.]
REPORTER: Bob Simon
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