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US-USSR Rel. / Child Custody Case #272589

CBS Evening News for Monday, Aug 04, 1980
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(Studio) Report introduced
REPORTER: Walter Cronkite

(Chicago, Illinois) 12-yr. -old Walter Polovchak's desire to remain in US despite parents' wish to return to USSR outlined. [James SCHAEFER - comments.] Issue at stake in custody case noted; testimony by psychiatrist Ner Littner reported Another psychiatrist and Walter's attorney said disputing Littner's contention. [Attorney Julian KULAS - comments.] Walter's father's testimony, and that of USSR envoy, ACLU (American Civil Liberties Union) attorney, detailed. Judge's decision reported [ACLU (American Civil Liberties Union) attorney Richard MANUEL - comments on ruling.] Child's permanent residence said being determined in September
REPORTER: Bob Faw Artist: Marcia Danits

Cronkite, Walter;
Faw, Bob

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