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America's Kids: Growing Up Fast (Part IV) #294030

CBS Evening News for Thursday, Oct 25, 1984
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(Studio) Report introduced
REPORTER: Dan Rather

(NYC) Emotional problems experienced by adolescents and various methods of treatment examined. [Robert WATSON - recalls daughter's depressions.] [Amy WATSON - discusses her experience with anorexia nervosa.] [Parent Peer Group spokesperson Betsy HOUGHTON - notes society's increase estrangement.] Different community's approach to drugs and alcohol described. [Alcohol-free disco PARTICIPANTS - praise environmental] Issue of community educ. regarding teenage suicide discussed; New Jersey county cited as example [Dr. Michael PECK - explains need to discuss suicide openly.] [Meredith FINER - hopes for stable adulthood.] [Father Bruce RITTER - praises idealism of youth.]
REPORTER: Bill Moyers

Moyers, Bill;
Rather, Dan

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