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(Studio) Franklin Roosevelt quoted with regard to fear.
REPORTER: Dan Rather
(Atlanta, Georgia) Sec. industry's growth as United States society's fear of crime increases examined; scenes shown. [Sociologist Geoffrey ALPERT - believes media has enhanced natural fears of public.] [PEOPLE - describe their fear.] Justice Department study on crime rate last year outlined. [Criminologist Charles THOMAS - believes public feels at the mercy of criminals.] [Crime victim Mary PENNY - notes relationship between expenditures for security prods. and sense of well-being.] [Judy SCHULMAN - feels safer with alarm system.] [Alarm salesman Burt KOLKER - comments.]
REPORTER: Peter Van Sant
- Rather, Dan;
- Van Sant, Peter
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