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In Depth (Video Games) #715626

NBC Evening News for Friday, Nov 29, 2002
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(Studio: John Seigenthaler) Report introduced.

(Los Angeles: Chip Reid) The appeal of video games rated “mature” to younger players featured; details given about the link between the games and the encouragement of violent behavior; scenes shown from the game “Grand Theft Auto: Vice City.” [Teen Aaron WEST‡, mother Gail SCHWARTZ-WEST‡- comment.] [Zany Brainy Kim RICHMOND†- says many games are inappropriate for young children.] [University of Southern California professor Peter VORDERER†- says it’s likely violent behavior will be encouraged if someone is on the edge.]

Seigenthaler, John;
Reid, Chip

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