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Focus (Juvenile Crime) #615471

NBC Evening News for Saturday, Oct 11, 1997
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(Studio: Ann Curry) Report introduced.

(No location given: Pat Dawson) Local responses to the growth of juvenile crime since 1982 featured; crime statistics cited. [Psychologist David BRANDT - cites the recidivism rate.] Boston's model plan to prevent and intervene in youth crime cited as an example; scenes shown from the city's streets while the various policies are outlined. [Task force commander Lieutenant Gary FRENCH - cites the cooperation between justice agencies.] [Boston Mayor Thomas MENINO - talks about the puzzle of youth violence.] [Northeastern University James FOX - indicates the growth in the nation's teen population.]

Curry, Ann;
Dawson, Pat

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