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(Studio: Dan Rather) Report introduced.
(Newark, New Jersey: Meredith Vieira) The criminal justice system and young black men in America featured; scenes shown from Washington, DC. [Petty criminal Gerald EVANS - comments.] [National Center on Institutions and Alternatives Jerome MILLER - talks about social problems.] Criticism that people of color are being targeted by the system noted. [Black GIRL, Center on the Study of Youth Policy Ira SCHWARTZ, two black MALES - say blacks are arrested, whites get off.] [14-year-old "HARVEST" - comments.] [National Council on Crime and Delinquency Barry KRISBERG - says people who are not dangerous are being imprisoned.] Maryland's use of caseworkers to track kids instead of locking them up detailed; scenes shown. [Choice program caseworker Richard JONES - says these kids have no role models.]
- Rather, Dan;
- Vieira, Meredith
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