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Eye On America (Child Abuse) (Part I) #341810

CBS Evening News for Monday, Nov 16, 1992
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(Studio: Dan Rather) Report introduced.

(San Diego: Bob Faw) Story of a father falsely accused of raping his daughter featured; scenes shown from San Diego, where pressure was placed on Jim Wade's wife and daughter despite the lack of evidence against him. [Accused parent Jim WADE, grand jury member Carol HOPKINS, WIFE - describe elements of the case.] Investigatory findings that the system was biased against the accused outlined. [HOPKINS - says no one paid attention to the available truth in the Wade case.] [Consulting psychologist John ADAM, San Diego children's services Ivory JOHNSON, San Diego chief deputy district attorney Brian MICHAELS, California assistant attorney Gary SCHONS - talk about the legal/social service system.] [WADE - says we were attacked.]

Faw, Bob;
Rather, Dan

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