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Crime in America #82637

ABC Evening News for Tuesday, Feb 15, 1983
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(Studio) Report introduced
REPORTER: Frank Reynolds

(NYC) Violent criminals' motivation towards crime and public's perception of perpetrators examined; findings of network poll outlined on screen, discussed. [Rand Corporation spokesperson Peter GREENWOOD, career criminal Rufus SAUNDERS - comment.] [1979 police videotape of suspect Clifford BRIGHTMAN - boasts of his criminal prowess.] Greenwood's profile of career criminal outlined. [GREENWOOD - notes opportunists are criminals.] [SAUNDERS - relates crime to payday.] [BRIGHTMAN - harangues police.] [GREENWOOD - describes career criminal; notes drugs' role.] [SAUNDERS - describes feeling on heroin.] [BRIGHTMAN - conts.] [GREENWOOD - explains selective incapacitation process as applicable to criminals.] [Harvard Law School spokesperson Alan DERSHOWITZ - thinks Greenwood is being Utopian.] [GREENWOOD - defs. theory.] [SAUNDERS - fears crime.] [JUVENILE - describes shooting person.]
REPORTER: Richard Threlkeld

(Studio) "Nightline" announced.
REPORTER: Frank Reynolds

Reynolds, Frank;
Threlkeld, Richard

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