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Children's Express / Children's Treatment In Insts. #257113

CBS Evening News for Tuesday, Mar 28, 1978
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(Studio) Report on spec. interest group's lobbying efforts in DC. television coverage noted.
REPORTER: Walter Cronkite

(DC) Report on hearing held by youngsters 13 years old and under, members of "Children's Express" newspaper, on treatment of children in insts. ["Express" spokesperson Robin MOULDS - cites evidence of child abuse in insts. Notes Constitution gives human rights to all.] "Express" is NYC-based paper sponsoring hearings together with Washington, DC child care project by funds from government grant. Testimony of juvenile experts noted, include demonstration of practices at Colorado institution [Kenneth WOODEN - gives details with regard to treatment at Mt. View School, outside Denver, include acknowledgement of staff.] Tony M.'s experience in youth detention home in Minnesota noted. [Tony M. - thinks people unaware of things like this and they happen every day. Describes experience.]
REPORTER: Lem Tucker

Cronkite, Walter;
Tucker, Lem

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