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Talking Toys #311501

CBS Evening News for Friday, Aug 15, 1986
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(Studio: Dan Rather) Report introduced.

(NYC: Renee Ferguson) Concern of some that talking toys are replacing parent-child interaction examined; scenes shown. Teddy Ruxpin cited as example [Hasbro Inds., Incorporated spokesperson Neil FRIEDMAN, Worlds of Wonder, Incorporated spokesperson Pamela NERNEY - promote their prods.] [CHILDREN - praise talking toys.] [Ind. analyst Gary JACOBSON - notes industry's exploitation of parental guilt.] [CHILDREN - prefer talking toys to parents at bedtime.] [Play therapist Susan WOJTASIK - explains possible problem involved.]

Ferguson, Renee;
Rather, Dan

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