Returning to his Manhattan apart ment one night, CBS Correspondent Hughes Rudd was mugged, robbed and left sprawled and bloodied on the street.
Four hours later, as he finally stirred back to consciousness, a passing patrolman asked him what had happened and whether he needed an ambulance.
Rudd stubbornly declined aid and limped home. The policeman did not bother to take down his name; except for a call to his credit-card companies, Rudd made no effort to report the as sault. "What was the use?" he sighs.
More and more Americans are ask...