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Date Rapes #307084

CBS Evening News for Tuesday, Oct 28, 1986
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(Studio: Dan Rather) Report introduced.

(Philadelphia, Pennsylvania: Renee Ferguson) Society's attitude toward date rapes and impact on victims examined; scenes shown. ["BRIAN" - describes raping his date.] ["LESLEY" - recalls attack.] Findings of recent survey of college women about their experiences with date rapes outlined on screen. [Survey author Mary CAUSE - describes societal attitudes condemning rape victims when they know attacker.] [LESLEY - describes psychological impact of attack by date.] ["BOB," "RICK" and "BRIAN"- discuss their crimes; note their victims weren't believed by police, were blamed by their friends.] Scenes from "The Postman Always Rings Twice" shown courtesy Paramount Pictures. [RAPIST - thinks "real men" don't take no for an answer.] [LESLEY - responds.] [BOB, RICK, BRIAN - feel victims should report their rapes.] [LESLEY - notes her assailant, despite being chgd. with rape twice, has never been jailed.]

Ferguson, Renee;
Rather, Dan

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