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Detroit Schools / Handguns #315465

CBS Evening News for Monday, Apr 27, 1987
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(Studio: Dan Rather) Report introduced.

(Detroit, Michigan: Frank Currier) City's halt to high school classes today in protest over incorporated murders of children by children due to plethora of handguns featured; details given, scenes shown. [STUDENT - hates situation.] [Principal Eloise ANDERSON - calls for vol. halt to students' gun-carrying.] Today's mtgs. said in reaction to murder of student Chester Jackson; details given, scenes shown. [Save Our Kids spokesperson Denise ROBINSON - cites vulnerability of all unless parents take action.] [Dr. Derek MILLER - calls for crackdown on guns in schools; explains.] ACLU's successful halt to unannounced police sweeps of schools here for guns recalled. [Parent Clementine BARFIELD - notes parents' commitment.]

Currier, Frank;
Rather, Dan

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