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Killer Dogs / Pit Bulls #76512

ABC Evening News for Friday, Feb 12, 1982
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(Studio) Problem of killer dogs in California reported.
REPORTER: Max Robinson

(San Francisco, California) Robert Young and Justin Miller, victims of pit bull attacks shown. [San Francisco supervisor Carol Ruth SILVER - says dogs should be destroyed.] Pit bull breed described. Dogfight in New Mexico shown. US Humane Society film shown. Raid on illegal dogfight in Arkansas shown. [San Francisco SPCA Richard AVANZINO - says problem is with owner, not dog.] Popularity of breed noted. Difficult aspects of legal problem noted.
REPORTER: Ken Kashiwahara (KGO tape, KOIA tape)

Reporter(s):
Kashiwahara, Ken;
Robinson, Max
Duration:
00:02:50

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