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Violence Report / Bronx / Mitchell #3119

ABC Evening News for Monday, Nov 24, 1969
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(Studio) National Commission on Violence issues latest report Says cities becoming armed camps. Report predicts gun ownership to prevail in suburbs and left and right extremists to build arsenal. Slums called "places of terror with widespread crime."
REPORTER: Howard K. Smith

(NYC) Bronx now home of elderly, poor Jewish. [WOMAN - describes how frightened people are to go out at night.] [MAN - says you'll get mugged if you go out.] [2nd MAN - says can't go out at all.] Most shopkeepers say crime rate scares customers away.
REPORTER: Roger Peterson

(Studio) Attorney General John Mitchell disagrees that poverty is at root of much crime.
REPORTER: Howard K. Smith

Peterson, Roger;
Smith, Howard K.

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