NBC Evening News for Friday, Mar 16, 1984
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REPORTER: Tom Brokaw
(Westchester Cnty., New York) Recent spate of teenage suicides in affluent NYC suburb examined. [TEENAGERS - comment on their attitudes.] No. teenage suicides here recently and possible relationship discussed. [Mental health administration Eugene ARONOWITZ - notes chain-reaction situation equivalent to epidemic.] [Dr. Ken. SCHONBERG - describes typical teenage suicide attempt.] [YOUTH - notes pressure to succeed in everything.] Recent suicide of Jimmy Pellechi examined; personal problems plaguing him listed. [Thomas PELLECHI - recalls son's lack of communication about problems.]
REPORTER: Bill Schechner
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