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Chicago, Illinois / Shootings #903664

CBS Evening News for Tuesday, Apr 22, 2008
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(Studio: Katie Couric) The front page of the “Chicago Sun-Times” about the shootings there shown; statistics cited.

(Chicago: Cynthia Bowers) The killings of young people in Chicago featured; victims’ names listed on screen; photos shown of victims Arthur Jones† and Miguel Pedro†; details given about the gang-related murder of Blair Holt††. [16-year-old student Juston GANT†- reacts.] [Mayor Richard DALEY†- asks why America is turning its back on its children.] [Victim’s parents Annette and Ron HOLT†- speak against gangs and gun violence.] [Victim’s father Willie WILLIAMS†- comments on parents’ responsibility.]

Couric, Katie;
Bowers, Cynthia

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