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(Studio) Report introduced
REPORTER: Peter Jennings
(NYC) Impact of crime perpetrated by youth on city dwellers, especially subway passengers, examined; Bernhard Goetz recalled. [PASSENGERS - describe gang violence, psychological effect on them.] [Los Angeles police ofr. Russ POOLE - describes rely between gang violence, broken homes and drugs.] [Judge Wilmont SWEENEY - cites economy attraction of drug dealing by youth.] Carlos Parkin's leadership of major Oakland, California, Latino gang recalled; scenes from 1982 PBS special shown [PARKIN - recalls macho mentality of gang membership.] His current role in Outreach program cited. [PARKIN - conts. discussion.] [Chicago police spokesperson Bill O'BRIEN - feels most gang mbrs have no regard for human life, incl their own.] [Father Francis KYLE - recalls number funerals for children involved in street violence.] [James ALEXANDER - questions purpose of son Andre's death.]
REPORTER: Richard Threlkeld
- Jennings, Peter;
- Threlkeld, Richard
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