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California / Child Abuse / McMartin Trial #124790

ABC Evening News for Thursday, Jan 18, 1990
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(Studio: Peter Jennings) Report introduced.

(Los Angeles: Brian Rooney) Ending of McMartin child abuse trial featured; details given of reaction of families whose children attended McMartin day care to not guilty verdict for Raymond Buckey and his mother Peggy McMartin Buckey. [WOMAN, former McMartin student Chris COLLINS - criticize verdict.] [Two JURORS - comment.] Nature of children's testimony during trial reviewed; sketches shown. [PARENT - comments of verdict's message.] [JUROR - comments.]

(Studio: Peter Jennings) Results of study by National Medical Center of Children's Hospital in Washington, DC, about child abuse cases and legal decisions cited.

Jennings, Peter;
Rooney, Brian

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