CBS Evening News for Monday, Nov 28, 1988
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(Studio: Dan Rather) Report introduced.
(DC: Rita Braver) Case of adopted child, Katie Moses, featured; scenes shown courtesy of "A Current Affair". [Adoptive mother P.J. MOSES - comments on her daughter.] Child's biological father, Edward McNamara, reported unaware that he had daughter until after adoption. [McNAMARA - says he has a constitutional right to know his daughter.] Legal battles between Moses family and McNamara and Supreme Court hearing outlined. [Attorney Lloyd HARMON - says mothers deserve more rights.] [National Org. for Birth Fathers spokesperson John RYAN - comments on impact of case upon out-of-wedlock adoptions.] Decision of custody noted remaining in jurisdiction of California courts (Artist: Don Juhlin)
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