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(Studio: Peter Jennings) Report introduced.
(No location given: Rebecca Chase) The issue of child neglect examined in light of last week's police raid in Chicago that netted 19 children living in squalor; scenes shown from the apartment. [POLICEMAN, Mayor Richard DALEY, boyfriend Gregory TURNER - talk about the case.] [Cook County public guardian Patrick MURPHY - cites the amount received in public assistance.] [Mother Diana MELTON, neighbor Debra WRIGHT, disguised family MEMBER, Illinois Governor Jim EDGAR, child services department Sterling RYDER - comment on aspects of the case.] The problem of the lack of caseworkers to handle the load of children needing social services detailed. [Child services investigator Chuck ROCEK, Cook County child services John GOAD - talk about the job.] The impact of poverty, lack of jobs and the drug trade on family problems and child neglect reiterated.
|Program Time:||05:47:50 pm - 05:52:30 pm. Duration: 04:40|
|Reporters:||Chase, Rebecca; Jennings, Peter|
|Link to this page||http://tvnews.vanderbilt.edu/program.pl?ID=152510|
|Broadcast Type:||Evening News Segment Type: News Content|