ABC Evening News for Wednesday, Nov 19, 1997
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(Studio: Peter Jennings) Report introduced.
(New York: Cynthia McFadden) The rare personality disorder called Munchausen syndrome by proxy that causes parents to abuse their own babies examined; hidden surveillance video shown of parents suffocating the babies. [Dr. David SOUTHHALL - cites the statistics on baby abuse.] [Pediatrician Sir Roy MEADOW - says the parents to it to draw attention to themselves.]
(Studio: Peter Jennings) Further coverage of the story on "PrimeTime Live" noted.
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