Search the Archive

Los Angeles, California / Youth Gangs #319939

CBS Evening News for Tuesday, Feb 23, 1988
View other clips in this broadcast →

Material supplied by VTNA may be used for educational analysis or research only. Any editing, reproduction, publication, rebroadcast, public showing or public display may be prohibited by copyright laws.

(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.

Reporter(s):
Drinkwater, Terry;
Rather, Dan
Duration:
00:02:40

Note to sponsor members: The Vanderbilt Television News Archive video player requires a modern operating system and browser to work properly. If you are experiencing playback problems, check the minimum requirements and adjust your setup accordingly. After adjustments, if you continue to experience problems, please contact us.

Welcome! Above is the abstract of the item that you're interested in viewing from the Vanderbilt Television News Archive's collection. You have three options if you'd like to view this item:

  • You may request a loan of this video by registering on our website and placing an order.
  • You may visit the Television News Archive on the Vanderbilt campus to view on-site from the Archive's collection.
  • If you are associated with a college or university, you may ask your library if they would like to become a sponsor, which would give students and faculty at your institution the ability to view items from our collection.

If you believe that you are associated with a sponsoring college or university and have received this message in error, please let us know.