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An American Crisis: Children of Despair #328925

CBS Evening News for Tuesday, Aug 08, 1989
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(Studio: Dan Rather) Report introduced.

(Ventura Cnty., California: David Dow) California detention centers that house teenaged drug abusers, gang members and other juvenile delinquents examined; details given, scenes shown. [Gang coordinator ofr. Ed QUAYE - comments on these kids.] [California youth authority director C.A. TERHUNE - says these teens are violent.] [TEEN - comments.] [Teen Henry KIROGA - comments on being stabbed by gang mbrs.] California's efforts to fight gang violence analyzed. [Youth law center spokesperson Mark SOLER - says riots at these insts. are likely.] [TEENS - comment on violence and drug use.] Most wards reported returning to detention ctrs. after being reexposed to drugs and gangs.

Dow, David;
Rather, Dan

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