CBS REPORTS: MURDER TEENAGE STYLE (TV)

Summary

One in this series of irregularly scheduled in-depth reports. This program focuses on adolescent violece in Los Angeles and begins with a videotaped murder of a cashier committed by two armed teenagers. Bradley interviews several youngsters about the case of obtaining a pistol and asks a group of neighborhood residents about the reasons behind the high murder rate amongst young people. Program highlights include the following: a murder victim's father discusses his experience; Deputy District Attorney James Bascue remarks on the glut of guns; the police break up a potential gang fight; youth facility officials and inmates are interviewed; and Judge Diane Wayne comments on juvenile law. Includes commercials.

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Details

  • NETWORK: CBS
  • DATE: September 3, 1981 Thursday 10:00 PM
  • RUNNING TIME: 0:57:33
  • COLOR/B&W: Color
  • CATALOG ID: T82:0019
  • GENRE: Public affairs/Documentaries
  • SUBJECT HEADING: Crime and criminals
  • SERIES RUN: CBS - TV series, 1959-
  • COMMERCIALS:

CREDITS

    • Howard Stringer … Executive Producer
    • Irina Posner … Producer, Director, Writer
    • Steven Weinstock … Associate Producer
    • Ed Bradley … Writer, Reporter
    • James Bascue
    • Diane Wayne