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Katie Couric Reports (Teen Dating Violence) #961857

CBS Evening News for Thursday, Dec 03, 2009
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(Studio: Katie Couric) Statistics on teen dating abuse cited; the Chris Brown-Rihanna incident mentioned; scenes shown from a summit in Washington, DC.

(No location given: Katie Couric) The rise in violence in teenage relationships examined; PSAs shown; statistics on calls to the National Teen Dating Abuse Helpline and the number of “tweens” who have experienced violence cited; details given about Lindsay Ann Burke†, whose murder by former boyfriend Gerardo Martinez†† prompted legislation requiring dating violence awareness to be taught in Rhode Island schools; map shown of states with similar laws. [Victims “TINA”; in shadow, TEEN - recount what happened to them.] [South Kingstown High School student Emily SANTES†- comments on violence in pop culture.] [National Teen Dating Abuse Helpline CEO Sheryl CATES†- comments on the role of technology.] [Lindsay’s mother Ann BURKE††- talks about teaching her students about dating violence; comments on the Lindsay Ann Burke Act.]

Couric, Katie

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