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Video Games / Social Responsibility #902729

ABC Evening News for Sunday, Jul 13, 2008
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(Studio: Dan Harris) Report introduced.

(New York: Andrea Canning) The role of socially responsible video games examined; excerpts shown from these video games and the violent ones like "Grand Theft Auto" and from Israel where the "Peacemaker" game is used to help Israeli and Palestinian teenagers understand the long conflict. ["Darfur is Dying" co-developer Susan RUIZ†, Games for Change Suzanne SEGGERMAN†, Impact Games Asi BURAK†- explain the games' impact on society.] [High school student Mor VAIDER†- reacts to the "Peacemaker" game.]

Reporter(s):
Harris, Dan;
Canning, Andrea
Duration:
00:02:30

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