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Special Assignment (Teenage ,Suicide) #77072

ABC Evening News for Sunday, Mar 14, 1982
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(Studio) Report introduced
REPORTER: Sam Donaldson

(Nashville, Tennessee) Issue of teenage suicide examined in detail. Scenes from "Ordinary People" shown courtesy Paramount Studios. Suicide rate among Highland Park, Illinois, teenagers noted. [Psychotherapist Margery ERIDSTEIN - notes reasons for suicides. ] National dilemma of teenage suicide discussed; statistics listed on screen. [Crisis counselor Patricia GOUTO - notes teens' illusions about Nashville, Tennessee.] "Teresa's" case outlined. [TERESA - explains her suicide attempt.] Vanderbilt University's Dr. John Greene mentioned; warning signals listed.
REPORTER: David Garcia

Donaldson, Sam;
Garcia, David

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