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Violence Study / Teen Homicide #426648

CNN Evening News for Tuesday, Aug 04, 1998
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(Studio: Jeanne Meserve) Report introduced.

(Atlanta: Rhonda Rowland) "Journal of the American Medical Association" study findings that homicide rates among children has been declining examined; statistics graphed on screen. [Center for Health Statistics Lois FINGERHUT - says the figures are declining in all locales; speculates why the rates are going down.] [CDC (Centers for Disease Control) Dr. Mark ROSENBERG - links drop in crime to the economy.] Mentoring program in Washington, DC, for young black males noted. [Black teen Demetrius PETTIFORD - talks about his personal situation.]

Meserve, Jeanne;
Rowland, Rhonda

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