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Autism / University of California At Los Angeles Controversy #315218

CBS Evening News for Monday, Apr 13, 1987
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(Studio: Dan Rather) Report introduced.

(Los Angeles, California: Jerry Bowen) UCLA's Dr. Ivan Lovass' controversial claims of curing autistic children examined; details given, scenes shown. [LOVASS - claims autistic children can become normally functioning members of society.] "Rory's" case cited as example [Rory's mother "GAIL" - praises son's progress.] [Priscilla HANDLER - describes son Nathan's changes.] [LOVASS - comments.] ["Journal of Autism" spokesperson Eric SCHOPLER - is skeptical; explains.] [HANDLER - notes son's ability to display affection now.] ["DAVID" - notes son Rory's recognition of him as his father now.]

Bowen, Jerry;
Rather, Dan

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