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California / Gang Rape / A Discussion #951700

CNN Evening News for Tuesday, Oct 27, 2009
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(Studio: John King) Report introduced.

(Richmond, California: Dan Simon) The gang rape at the homecoming dance at Richmond High School in California featured; scenes shown from the school grounds where the crime happened outside while people watched. [School broad member Charles RAMSEY†- comments on the lack of surveillance during the event.] [Richmond police department Lt. Mark GAGAN†- says many people observed or participated in the rape.] The story discussed.

(Studio: John King) Live discussion held with CNN's Steve Perry & University of Arizona professor Mary Koss about the gang rape. [PERRY - says there were too many police there for something like this to happen; comments on how kids know something is going on but they rationalize things: our children have lost their way.] [KOSS - says this is a "horrible thing" with the "bystander effect" of people just standing around in this day of communication devices; states this needs to be a wake-up call.]

King, John;
Simon, Dan

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