CBS Evening News for Tuesday, Dec 17, 1991
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(Studio: Dan Rather) Report introduced.
(Washington: Rita Braver) Debate over whether police should engage in high-speed pursuits featured; Washington, DC, pursuit where bystander 4-year-old Elena Puerta was killed and her 14-year-old brother was injured recalled; photos shown. [MAN - comments.] Movie clip and Willoughby, Ohio, police tape of high-speed chases shown; fatalities from police pursuits, banning of high-speed pursuits in Baltimore, Maryland, reported. [Baltimore police spokesman Dennis HILL - comments on Baltimore policy.] [National Association of Chiefs of Police Gerald ARENBERG - defends high-speed pursuits.] [WOMAN - comments on her mother's death.]
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