Almanac, Episode 429

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Part I of "Surviving Adolescence: It's Tough to Grow Up" series. Begins with commentary by Sue Davis which offers an overview of "Surviving Adolescence" series. First segment focuses on gangs, and violence to and by teens. Patricia Gras and J. D. Houston interview Juvenile Court Judge Eric Andell, Officer Mike Howard, co-founder of Houston Police Department (HPD)'s West Side Gang Task Force, and Elmer Bailey, Deputy Director for Field Services at Harris County Juvenile Probation Department. Second segment addresses teen drug-use. Gras and Houston interview Dr. Ninfa Cavazos, psychiatrist formerly of the Harris Co. Juvenile Detention Center, Steve McAllister, Director of the Palmer Drug Abuse Program, and Mike Felcyn, a counselor at the Houston Council on Alcoholism and Drug Abuse. Third segment looks at the Houston Area Model United Nations. Gras interviews Robert Muller, UN Official and Chancellor of the United Nations University for Peace in Costa Rica, and Loan Huyhn, a University of Houston student who will serve as Secretary General of the Model UN. Fourth segment focuses on Furr High School students who have gotten involved in local politics with the help of their teacher and a grant from R. J. R. Nabisco. J. D. Houston interviews Furr High School seniors, Connie Smalley, Miguel San Miguel, and Ojinga Green, who have been elected as delegates to the State Republican Convention, and their teacher, Rick Graves who teaches Social Studies.
Davis, Sue; Hewey, Todd; Houston, J. D.; Gras, Patricia
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Andell, Eric; Howard, Mike; Bailey, Elmer; Cavazos, Ninfa; McAllister, Steve; Felcyn, Mike; Muller, Robert De Vel; Huhyn, Loan; RJR Nabisco; Smalley, Connie; San Miguel, Miguel; Green, Ojinga; Graves, Rick; Gangs; Violence; Drug abuse; Public television
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Digitization and access for this item is made possible by a grant from the U.S. Institute of Museum and Library Services and Texas State Library and Archives Commission (2017).
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Other: ID 1997-006a, AV Shelving; Preservation Location: ark:/84475/pm7064tk589
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