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Special Assignment (Abusing The Elderly) #114048

ABC Evening News for Tuesday, Feb 23, 1988
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(Studio: Peter Jennings) Report introduced.

(Austin, Texas: Bonnie Strauss) Abuse of elderly by immediate family featured; photos shown of victims. [Annie FOWLER - describes treatment by sons.] Psychological reasons for abuse detailed. [Cnslr. Jacqueline LELONG - says ordinary people do it.] [Daughter Patti PEDERSON - explains problems of dealing with dependent parent.] Shortages of elderly day care ctrs. noted. Statistics for state social services for elderly given. [Texas Department of Human Services Charlene BASILA-DAVIS - says we're losing ground.]

Reporter(s):
Jennings, Peter;
Strauss, Bonnie
Duration:
00:03:40

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