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(Studio: Bob Schieffer) Report introduced.
(DC: Susan Spencer) Escalation of domestic violence in United States discussed; case involving Hedda Nussbaum, Joel Steinberg noted. [December 5, 1988, NUSSBAUM - describes beatings.] [Surgeon General Dr. C. Everett KOOP - urges doctors to help battered women.] [On "48 Hrs.", WOMAN - describes beating.] Koop reported sending guideline entitled "The Battered Woman" to thousands of gynecologists and obstetricians; excerpts quoted on screen. [American College of Obstetrics Dr. Luella KLEIN - comments on abusive spouses' intimidation practices.] [Coalition Against Domestic Violence spokesperson Deborah WHITE - comments.] Koop quoted with regard to doctors' responsibility in fighting domestic violence.
- Schieffer, Bob;
- Spencer, Susan
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