CBS Evening News for Saturday, Feb 01, 1986
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(Studio: Bob Schieffer) Report introduced.
(NYC: Betty Ann Bowser) Call for reforms in nation's foster care system for homeless children examined; Diane Tomlinson cited as example [TOMLINSON - wants permanent home.] Econs. involved outlined. [Coalition for the Homeless spokesperson Robert HAYES - explains his proposal.] Stephanie Ocampo's successful suit against city for preventive services rather than having daughter placed in foster home discussed. [OCAMPO - feels society owes children fulfillment.] [Association to Benefit Children spokesperson Gretchen BUCHENHOLZ - cites need to teach parents parenting.] [Sociologist David TOBIS - considers effects of foster care devastating to children; explains.] [Foster Care administration Eric BRETTSCHNEIDER - acknowledges problems in program.]
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