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Steinberg / Child Abuse / Murder #313439

CBS Evening News for Wednesday, Nov 11, 1987
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(Studio: Dan Rather) Report introduced.

(NYC: Richard Roth) Child abuse victim Elizabeth Steinberg's case reviewed; details given, scenes shown. Natural mother Michelle Launders' appearance to claim body for burial noted. Launders said to have been an unwed mother who asked Joel Steinberg to find home for daughter. [LAUNDERS - discusses adoption procedure.] Steinberg's keeping of baby and eventually murdering her discussed; details given, scenes shown. Child abuse authorities assertion they had never found evidence Lisa was being hurt noted. [Toll collector Sharon LISTING - tells how she saw Steinberg and Lisa and the child had a fresh bruise on her forehead.] State trooper's stopping of the car and questioning the child noted. [New York state police Alfred DORER - comments.] Child abuse deaths being directly related to the calls authorities get noted. [Committee for Child Abuse Prevention Anne COHN - comments.] Lisa's burial said set.

Rather, Dan;
Roth, Richard

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