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Seattle, Washington / Panhandling #313492

CBS Evening News for Saturday, Nov 14, 1987
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(Studio: Bob Schieffer) Report introduced.

(Seattle, WA: David Dow) Police crackdown on panhandling in Seattle, WA, reported; details given, scenes shown. [Police department attorney Fred TREADWELL - describes aggressive begging.] [PEOPLE - describe panhandlers' methods.] [Cnclman. Norman RICE - says no one has right to be a thug.] Rel. of new law to booming business and tourist areas in Seattle detailed. [Homeless task force spokesperson Ken COLE - says tearing down of skid row flushed these people out into streets.] Response of law's critics noted. [ACLU spokesperson Jerry SHEEHAN - fears law will be used to rouse people.] [Police chief Patrick FITZSIMONS - discusses law.] [PANHANDLERS - respond.]

Dow, David;
Schieffer, Bob

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