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Los Angeles, California / Youth Gangs #319939

CBS Evening News for Tuesday, Feb 23, 1988
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(Studio: Dan Rather) Los Angeles Cnty., California, reported allocating over million dollars to sheriff's department for more deps. on anti-gang units. Last wkend.'s gang shootings reviewed. Report introduced.

(Los Angeles, California: Terry Drinkwater) Los Angeles' gang warfare featured; details given, scenes shown. People shown demanding more police protection. [Los Angeles police department Lieutenant Robert RUCHHOFT - blames lack of parental guidance.] Area resident Bernice Barfield shown describing son Don. Barfield's gang murder. Barfield noted raising son's daughter and rest of own children. [BARFIELD - says doesn't allow children out after dark.] Undercover ofr. Roy Nunez quoted. [NUNEZ - says tries to help.] Funding to handle fifty-thousand gang members noted insufficient.

Drinkwater, Terry;
Rather, Dan

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