NBC Evening News for Tuesday, Dec 20, 1988
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(Studio: Tom Brokaw) Report introduced.
(Detroit, Michigan: Jim Cummins) Chambers brothers, Detroit gang using corporate methods to run their crack cocaine operation, featured. Billie Joe, Otis, Willie and Larry Chambers noted recently convicted; details given of their operation, scenes shown. Chambers brothers noted recruiting Arkansas teens to work in Detroit. [Marianna, Arkansas, police chief Mark BIRCHLER - comments on situation.] [US attorney Roy HAYS - says crack gangs are more dangerous than criminals in days of Al Capone.] Crack leaders noted so unpredictably violent that older crime families avoid them. [Chambers attorney Tim. MURPHY - comments.]
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