× The Vanderbilt Television News Archive is currently closed to in-person research. For the latest information about COVID-19 (coronavirus disease), visit vu.edu/coronavirus.
Search the Archive

Eye On America (Fetal Alcohol Syndrome) #343832

CBS Evening News for Friday, Apr 17, 1992
View other clips in this broadcast →

Material supplied by VTNA may be used for educational analysis or research only. Any editing, reproduction, publication, rebroadcast, public showing or public display may be prohibited by copyright laws.

(Studio: Harry Smith) Case of condemned killer Robert Alton Harris, who asked to be spared because he was a victim of his mother's drinking, noted.

(Seattle: Wyatt Andrews) Fetal alcohol syndrome (FAS) that affects children of drinking mothers featured; cases of FAS fourth grader Danny Ibsen and 17-year-old "Sydney" outlined. [Mother Linda IBSEN, two MOTHERS, University of Washington Donna BURGESS - comment.] Problems in detecting FAS babies and lack of funding for educating FAS children detailed. [Linda IBSEN - warns against drinking.] Symptoms of FAS children reviewed.

Andrews, Wyatt;
Smith, Harry

Note to sponsor members: The Vanderbilt Television News Archive video player requires a modern operating system and browser to work properly. If you are experiencing playback problems, check the minimum requirements and adjust your setup accordingly. After adjustments, if you continue to experience problems, please contact us.

Welcome! Above is the abstract of the item that you're interested in viewing from the Vanderbilt Television News Archive's collection. You have three options if you'd like to view this item:

  • You may request a loan of this video by registering on our website and placing an order.
  • You may visit the Television News Archive on the Vanderbilt campus to view on-site from the Archive's collection.
  • If you are associated with a college or university, you may ask your library if they would like to become a sponsor, which would give students and faculty at your institution the ability to view items from our collection.

If you believe that you are associated with a sponsoring college or university and have received this message in error, please let us know.