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Obese Children #315366

CBS Evening News for Monday, Apr 20, 1987
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(Studio: Dan Rather) Report introduced.

(Irving, Texas: Bob Faw) Factors contributing to increase rate of obesity among American children examined; details given, scenes shown. [Physical education ctr. spokesperson Tanise CHEEK - comments.] [President Council on Physical Fitness spokesperson George ALLEN - cites cncl.'s findings.] [GIRL - describes experience.] [Jeff DANIELS - notes psychological link to his over-eating.] Nina Williams' situation described. [PARENTS - describe their children with euphemisms.] [Dietitian Dana LLOYD - notes. relationship between eating and depression.] [Dr. Ken. COOPER - fears long-range implications for cntry.]

Reporter(s):
Faw, Bob;
Rather, Dan
Duration:
00:03:00

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