CBS Evening News for Saturday, Feb 09, 1985
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REPORTER: Bob Schieffer
(Minneapolis, Minnesota) Sec. precautions taken at Minneapolis elementary school following sexual assaults on 2 students described, shown; continuing psychological impact of incident on 1 victim noted. Society's incrd. awareness of child sexual abuse reviewed. [Margi HILSTAD, Kim SCHNEIDER - note their fear after hearing stories.] Programs to teach children awareness and protection techniques against molesters discussed. [Teacher Janet TRIPLETT, parent Mary Ann SCHNEIDER - cite difficulty in educating children without frightening them.] Efforts of Minneapolis-based theatrical troupe, Illusion, to educate young children about sexual abuse examined; scenes from their performances shown. [Writer Deborah ANDERSON - believes children's fears are lessened with factual info.; explains.] [Tim CAMERON, Kim SCHNEIDER - agree.]
REPORTER: Joan Snyder
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