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Massachusetts Reform Schools #466424

NBC Evening News for Tuesday, Sep 26, 1972
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(Studio) Reform schools for juvenile delinquents fail. Massachusetts closes reform schools.
REPORTER: John Chancellor

(Bridgewater, Massachusetts) Massachusetts makes effort to get young people out of cells, into community, before they become hardened criminals. [State Youth Services, Dr. Jerome MILLER - wants youth to get decent and humane care; society to be educated on crime.] (Cambridge, Massachusetts) Youth sent to halfway hses., or group home programs. Ea.house has staff of supervisors. [Rap sessions used to talk out problems.] (Malden, Massachusetts) [Attorney Charles KELLY - says community rejects such hses., fears delinquents.]
REPORTER: Garrick Utley

Reporter(s):
Chancellor, John;
Utley, Garrick
Duration:
00:03:50

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