ABC Evening News for Thursday, Apr 19, 1984
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(Studio) 1983 crime rate in United States reported.
REPORTER: Peter Jennings
(DC) Factors affecting nation's crime rate last year examined; related statistics listed on screen. [FBI director William WEBSTER - praises greater stress on law enforcement efforts by state, local and federal authorities.] Criticism of prison overcrowding as result noted. Apparent role of nation's mean age and birthrate in crime figs. explained.
REPORTER: Tim O'Brien
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