CBS Evening News for Thursday, Dec 03, 2009
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(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.]
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