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Adoption / Cocaine Babies #325063

CBS Evening News for Wednesday, Dec 13, 1989
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(Studio: Dan Rather) Report introduced.

(Los Angeles, California: David Dow) Lack of drug screening of mothers who plan to give their babies up for adoption examined; case of Doctors Judith Brill and Marvin Ahmet, who wanted to adopt drug-free baby, detailed. [BRILL, AHMET - comment on wanting family; discuss finding out that baby they were adopting was addicted to cocaine.] [Cocaine baby specialist Dr. Judy HOWARD - describes problems that cocaine babies have.] Lack of adoption drug policies noted. [Adoption attorney D. Durand COOK - comments.]

Reporter(s):
Dow, David;
Rather, Dan
Duration:
00:04:40

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