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Domestic Abuse / Battered Women #1053657

CBS Evening News for Friday, May 17, 2013
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(Studio: Scott Pelley) Report introduced.

(Studio: Jim Axelrod) The story of “Jessica,” who was imprisoned in her home by an abusive partner, presented; CDC statistics on women who have experienced severe physical violence cited. [In shadow, JESSICA – says there were cameras in her house, her phone was tapped and her door was locked from the outside; states the physical, verbal & sexual abuse began when she was pregnant; says his excuse was that he loved her; says neighbors should speak up.] Jessica’s escape with help from Partners for Women & Justice noted.

Reporter(s):
Pelley, Scott;
Axelrod, Jim
Duration:
00:03:10

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