NBC Evening News for Sunday, Feb 21, 1988
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(Studio: Garrick Utley) Report introduced.
(Detroit, Michigan: Jennifer McLogan) Incidents of kids killing other kids in Detroit, Michigan, reported; details given, scenes shown of police handcuffing kids after curfew. [Mother of murdered teenager Clementine BARFIELD - talks about son.] Barfield reported founding support group, SOSAD (Save Our Sons and Daughters). [MOTHER, BARFIELD - comment.] Radio program featuring Barfield mentioned. [BARFIELD - says need is for movement to preserve life.] Reasons for teenage murders detailed. [Voice of BARFIELD - discusses trivial motivations for slayings.] [Emergency room physician Dr. Cynthia SHELBY-LANE - discusses patients.] [Detroit police inspector Fred WILLIAMS - says children have no value system.] [Psychologist Dr. George FLEMING - explains problem in trying to change kids' behavior.] Impact of broken homes on teenagers with guns noted. [BARFIELD - says men have to tell kids the right things to do.] [Teenager Jesse FAIR - explains to other kids how he was shot.] [BARFIELD - says have to give kids sense of who they are; wants to spare other mothers from grief.]