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Adoption Battle #217096

CBS Evening News for Friday, May 28, 1971
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(Studio) DeMartino family takes adopted baby to Florida after New York court orders child returned to natural mother.
REPORTER: Walter Cronkite

(Miami, Florida) [Nicholas DeMARTINO - says moved to Florida because good place to raise family; wonderful if Florida laws on adoption different than New York.] [Mrs. DeMARTINO - hopes courts agree to let them keep adopted girl.]
REPORTER: Bill Walker

(Brooklyn, New York) [Natural mother Olga SCARPETTA - says adoption agency said would oppose her in legal attempts to regain child; tells of seeing baby on television news reports; appeals to DeMartinos to give baby back to her.]
REPORTER: Richard O'Brien

(Miami, Florida) DeMartinos face 30-day jail sentences if return to New York.
REPORTER: Bill Walker

Cronkite, Walter;
O'Brien, Richard;
Walker, Bill

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