Furthermore: Dec. 13, 1993

"It's either kill or be killed," says Larvell, 15, in Generation under the Gun, explaining why so many teens today carry arms. The MTV News Special Report (Dec. 9, 9 p.m. EST), which launches the network's antiviolence campaign, addresses an ugly statistic: between 1985 and 1990, teen deaths by gun rose 77%. Host Tabitha Soren interviews gang members and profiles community groups struggling to curtail the slaughter. It's a taut, tough half hour.

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