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American Agenda (Family: Fathers and Child Support) #124138

ABC Evening News for Wednesday, Aug 09, 1989
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(Studio: Carole Simpson) Report introduced.

(Atlanta, Georgia: Rebecca Chase) Problems in making fathers pay child support featured; details given of ntnwide. crackdown on delinquent parents by the states; three case studies cited. [Mother Diane THIGPEN - explains her financial problems.] [Texas attorney general Jim MADDOX - says delinquency in support payments is child abuse.] [Judge HUFF - talks about sending delinquent parents to jail.] [Delinquent payer Claude EVERETT - says he has no money.] Problem of father who leaves state detailed. [Mother Arlene GELBART - says her ex-husband always seems to get out of paying.] [DAUGHTER, SON - talk about father.]

Chase, Rebecca;
Simpson, Carole

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