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Homeless Children #315383

CBS Evening News for Tuesday, Apr 21, 1987
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(Studio: Dan Rather) Report introduced.

(NYC: Bob Faw) Psychological impact on homeless infants of being warehoused in hospitals due to lack of alternatives examined; details given, scenes shown. [Association to Benefit Children spokesperson Gretchen BUCHENHOLZ - notes infants need nurturing.] [Soc. WORKER - describes one baby's contd. drug addiction.] [Father John FAGAN - explains lack of crying by such infants.] [Miami Children's Home Society spokesperson Marjory BRUSZER, Child Welfare League spokesperson David LIEDERMAN - cite extent of problem.] [VOLS. - explains working with babies.] [FAGAN - comments.] Efforts of various cities described. [Los Angeles county children's services spokesperson Jean McINTOSH - describes over-burdened foster home system.] [WOMAN - encourages church congregation to help.] [BUCHENHOLZ - notes irreparable harm to such babies.]

Faw, Bob;
Rather, Dan

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