CBS Evening News for Friday, Jan 24, 1986
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(Studio: Bob Schieffer) "The Vanishing Family: Crisis in Black America", special CBS report, noted airing tomorrow.
(No location given: Bill Moyers) Commentary concerns crisis in black American family; scenes from CBS special shown. [Unwed MOTHER - explains unimportance of father in the home.] Related statistics outlined on screen, discussed. ["CLORINDA" - discusses family's tradition of unwed motherhood.] ["DARREN" - doesn't consider marrying Clorinda.] [CLORINDA - notes Darren can't help himself, much less his child.] [Community center dir. Carolyn WALLACE - discusses impact of lack of family values being taught children; questions Martin Luther King, Junior's reaction to current destruction of black American family from within.]
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