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Teen Suicide #87508

ABC Evening News for Wednesday, Oct 03, 1984
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(Studio) Annual teenage suicide or attempted suicide rate in United States reported.
REPORTER: Peter Jennings

(DC) Senate subcommittee hearings on problem featured. [Susan SMITH - describes suicide attempts.] [Senator Arlen SPECTER - questions parent's recollection of events leading to son's suicide.] [Marcia SCHERAGO - responds.] [Dr. Alan BERMAN - notes lack of standard motive or suicide type among adolescents.] Warning signs listed on screen. [SMITH - cites waste of human potential through suicide.] Issue of government funding for programs pertinent to matter considered.
REPORTER: Bill Greenwood

Greenwood, Bill;
Jennings, Peter

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