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Sexual Abuse / Public Revelations #340487

CBS Evening News for Thursday, Sep 26, 1991
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(Studio: Dan Rather) Report introduced.

(Hollywood: Richard Roth) Celebrities' public revelations about their sexual abuse featured; scenes shown from television shows "Roseanne", "Sally Jessy Raphael", "Person to Person" and "CBS This Morning". Recent disclosures of sexual abuse by actress Roseanne Barr Arnold, a former Miss America Marilyn Van Derbur Attler, and entertainer LaToya Jackson reported. Impact of celebrity disclosures analyzed. [Therapist Nina JAFFE - says public revelations make taboo subject become less so.] Film on child abuse, "Blackbird", said to have received an award but not as much attention as celebrity disclosures. ["A Hollywood Life" author David FREEMAN - comments on celebrity disclosures.]

Rather, Dan;
Roth, Richard

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