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Nanny Murder Trial / Working Mothers #169910

ABC Evening News for Tuesday, Oct 21, 1997
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(Studio: Peter Jennings) Report introduced.

(Boston: Antonio Mora) The murder trial of Louise Woodward, the nanny for Matthew Eappen, featured; scenes shown from Cambridge, Massachusetts, where the defense attorneys have virtually put the mother on trial as well. [Father Dr. Sunil EAPPEN - testifies about Matthew's death.] [In response to questions from defense attorney Andrew Gold, mother Deborah EAPPEN - speaks about her life.] ["Boston Globe" columnist Eileen McNAMARA - says Deborah has become the symbol of yuppie maternal neglect.]

Jennings, Peter;
Mora, Antonio

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