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Los Angeles / Street Gangs #87474

ABC Evening News for Friday, Oct 26, 1984
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(Studio) Report introduced
REPORTER: Peter Jennings

(Los Angeles, California) Possibility that city's incrd. gang violence is outcome of drug war examined; films shown. [Police ofr. Russ POOLE - considers it a gang war.] Indications that gang violence is syndicate drug war considered. [Lieutenant Sam DACUS - describes wealth of teenagers.] Role of cocaine sales noted. [Detective Bill LEADER - is pessimistic about halting dope deals.] [WOMAN - describes residents' fear.] [Police Chief Daryl GATES - considers gangs domestic terrorists.] [Gang MBRS. - explain their attitude.]

Jennings, Peter;
Rose, Judd

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