CBS Evening News for Friday, Jun 15, 1984
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(Studio) Report introduced
REPORTER: Dan Rather
(Los Angeles, California) National statistics related to number children in divorced homes and fathers not abiding by court-ordered child support payments outlined. [JUDGE - orders arrest of absent father.] Dane Dixon's case cited. [Colleen DIXON, Dane DIXON - present their sides in case.] [Attorney Dennis COHEN - explains method of collecting back payments.] Various methods of collecting described; sentence given delinquent father Nick Nicholiason noted. [NICHOLIASON - feels he's been treated unfairly.] [Deputy district attorney Harvey HARPER - thinks jail has been effective.] Self-help tape supplied by some women's groups mentioned; portion played. [Representative Barbara KENNELLY - notes support in Congress for legislature affecting delinquent fathers.] President Reagan said signing measure soon.
REPORTER: Terry Drinkwater
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