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New York / Child Abuse / Confidentiality Rule #165018

ABC Evening News for Monday, Feb 05, 1996
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(Studio: Peter Jennings) Report introduced.

(New York: John Donvan) The passage in New York state of a child abuse law named for Alisa Izquierdo, the little girl beaten to death by her mother, who had been neglected by the welfare agency that was supposed to protect her, featured; details given of the ruling making welfare agency records available to the public in cases of child fatalities. [Lieutenant Governor Elizabeth McCAUGHEY - says now government officials can be held accountable.] [Children's Rights, Incorporated, Marcia Robinson LOWRY - cites staff incompetence.]

Reporter(s):
Donvan, John;
Jennings, Peter
Duration:
00:02:40

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