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California / Child Abuse Case #304141

CBS Evening News for Thursday, Jun 13, 1985
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(Studio) Report introduced
REPORTER: Dan Rather

(Los Angeles, California) Judge's dismissal of large number child abuse chgs. in Virginia McMartin day care center case and ramifications of underlying issue considered. [Judge Aviva BOBB - explains throwing out majority of chgs.] [Marymae CIOFFI - notes evidence of her daughter's rapes.] [Law school spokesperson Irving PRAGER - feels system is structured to handle children differently from adults; explains.] [Law school spokesperson William GENEGO - comments.] Child victims' testimony and issue of videotaping it discussed.
REPORTER: David Dow Artist: Bill Robles

Dow, David;
Rather, Dan

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