CBS Evening News for Thursday, Dec 29, 1988
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(Studio: Bob Schieffer) Report introduced.
(Choctaw Indian Reservation, Mississippi: Rita Braver) Joan Hollyfield reported adopting Choctaw Indian twins ; details given of tribe suing for their return. [HOLLYFIELD - comments on raising these children.] Federal law re: adoption of Indian children discussed. [Choctaw chief Phillip MARTIN - wants to preserve children's culture.] Tribe's legal strategy outlined. [Choctaw attorney Edwin SMITH - comments on situation.] [HOLLYFIELD - cries for children.] Supreme Court noted set to hear case when it reconvenes.
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