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American Agenda (Child Abuse and Secrecy) #152177

ABC Evening News for Wednesday, Feb 16, 1994
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(Studio: Peter Jennings) Report introduced.

(No location given: Rebecca Chase) Georgia child abuse case in which tot Dustin Shannon died after being hit by his mother's boyfriend Craig Jackson that has changed the state's child abuse confidentiality laws featured; scenes shown while state's child abuse system in examined in light of Dustin's case. [In court, grandmother Sandra FRADY, mother Rebecca PARRISH - testify about Dustin's mistreatment by the boyfriend.] [Lieutenant Governor Pierre HOWARD - wonders why the system failed.] [Caseworker supervisor D'Anna LIBER, FRADY, state senator Mary Margaret OLIVER - talk about Dustin's case.] The new law passed by the state legislature outlined.

Chase, Rebecca;
Jennings, Peter

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