Press conference on High Impact Anti-Crime Program, January 12, 1972

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This is a recording of a press conference on the announcement of the High Impact Anti-Crime Program. This program will provide 8 cities: Newark, Baltimore, Atlanta, Cleveland, Dallas, Denver, St. Louis, and Portland, Oregon with a total $160 million to reduce crime with educational programs, new equipment, and other resources. Vice President Spiro T. Agnew introduces the press conference and Jerris Leonard of the Law Enforcement Assistance Administration explains the logistics of the program. The program will focus on rehabilitating offenders, reaching the juvenile population, street crimes, and burglaries.
Government, Law, Politics
Politics and Civic Life
Special Collections and University Archives
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Physical Description
7 in; 01:00:07 hh:mm:ss; 1/4" open reel tape
Spiro T. Agnew papers
Series 5: Audiovisual Materials, 1945-1980, Subseries 2, Box 14, Item 19
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Access condition: public.
Other Identifiers
Fedora 2 PID: umd:734342; Handle Identifier: hdl:1903.1/45525; Catalog Key: 909; Filename: histmss-076554

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