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California / Foster Care / Munchausen-By-Proxy Syndrome #346553

CBS Evening News for Thursday, Sep 24, 1992
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(Studio: Dan Rather) Report introduced.

(San Francisco: John Blackstone) Charges that award-winning foster parent Yvonne Eldridge may be killing her children examined; photos shown. [Walnut Creek, California, police Lieutenant Bruce COCKERHAM - says she committed criminal acts.] [Children's Hospital psychologist Judith LIBOW, psychiatrist Dr. Herbert SCHREIER - describe Munchausen-by-proxy syndrome in which a parent fabricates children's illnesses so they can stay involved with the medical system.] [Her father Mark CHAPMAN - denies charges.]

Reporter(s):
Blackstone, John;
Rather, Dan
Duration:
00:02:10

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