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Minister Don Mohammad speaks out against drug traffic in Roxbury
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[Drug traffic in Roxbury housing development]
Original Airdate: 7/24/1986

Length: 00:03:31
Item Type: newstape - edited story master

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Description : Abstract
David Boeri reports on drug traffic in the Franklin Development Project. Boeri's report includes footage of William Sommers (Inspectional Services Commissioner, City of Boston) touring a condemned building on Homestead Street. Boeri interviews Sommers and Pat Farreta about the problems in the building. Ferrata talks about drug dealers who sell drugs from their apartments. Boeri talks to a tenant, who refuses to comment on the drug traffic in the building. Boeri reports on a plan for increased police presence in the community to combat drugs. He interviews Don Muhammad (Roxbury community leader) about how to solve the drug problem in the community. Boeri's report includes footage of police making a drug arrest. This tape includes additional footage of the area around the Franklin Development Project and footage of the condemned building on Homestead Street.

Contributor : Reporter
David Boeri
Format : Tape 4520   Barcode   Script is available.
3/4" cassette 102103 
VHS cassette 12015 
Betacam cassette 79592 
digital betacam cassette 103390 

Subject : Keywords
Drug traffic
Police - Arrests
Police - Patrol

Subject : Personal Names
Boeri, David
Farreta, Pat
Muhammad, Don
Sommers, William

Subject : Corporate Names (Organization names)
Boston Police Department
Franklin Development Project

Subject : Geographic Locations
Roxbury (Boston, Mass.)

Type : Genre
News - Television

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