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American Agenda (Family: Child Abuse) #118613

ABC Evening News for Monday, Jan 23, 1989
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(Studio: Peter Jennings ) New York City child abuse case in which Joel Steinberg is accused of beating daughter Lisa to death reported going to jury; scenes shown from ctrm. Report introduced.

(Seattle, WA: Carole Simpson) Handling of child abuse cases in WA featured; scenes shown of special police unit's handling of one case in Tacoma; photos shown of child abuse victims. WA's home builders program explained; case study cited as example [Stacia HAILEY, Don. BOW - discuss their family problems.] [Social worker Elaine SONTAG JOHNSON - comments on this family's situation.] [BOW, HAILEY - comment on how program helped them.] WA's Childhaven day care center program to deal with emotional wounds suffered by victims of abuse detailed; scenes shown. [Childhaven's Patrick GOGERTY - comments on child abuse.] "Children's initiative" petition for funding of WA's children's programs discussed. [WA state senate Phil TALMADGE - talks about children.]

(Studio: Peter Jennings ) Child abuse statistics given.

Jennings, Peter;
Simpson, Carole

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