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Special Segment (Black America) (Part III) #546101

NBC Evening News for Wednesday, Sep 25, 1985
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(Studio) Report introduced
REPORTER: Tom Brokaw

(Houston, Texas) Econ. and soc. impact of rising crime by and on black Americans examined; Beatrice Taylor's experience in Houston cited as example Murder statistics involving black males outlined. [PEOPLE - describe living conditions.] [Rape VICTIM - cites lasting impact of attack on her.] [CRIMINALS - rationalize their crimes.] [MAN - notes incrd. trust of police.] [Police ofr. Tom TURNER - describes his approach to job.] Raylon Kirkendall's expulsion from Oakland, California, school for carrying gun examined. [Kirkendall's MOTHER - explains son's motive.] [KIRKENDALL - wants to go to school.] [SISTER - believes expulsion is exacerbating problem.]
REPORTER: Noah Nelson

(Studio) Part IV announced.
REPORTER: Tom Brokaw

Brokaw, Tom;
Nelson, Noah

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