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Eye On America (Children: Indoor Playgrounds) #348954

CBS Evening News for Friday, Feb 12, 1993
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(Studio: Dan Rather) Report introduced.

(Chicago: Frank Currier) The newest trend of kids' exercising and having fun in indoor playgrounds featured; scenes shown of kids playing in mazes, ladders, slides and ball pits. [Leaps and Bounds Kathy HARTMAN, Fun Station Jay ISEMAN, KIDS and PARENTS, Leaps and Bounds Dr. James RIPPE - comment.] [Educational psychologist Lynn BARNETT-MORRIS - calls for spontaneous play.] McDonald's plan to build mega-playgrounds noted. [Leaps and Bounds Joe BECKWITH - comments.] The lack of physical fitness activities for today's junk food generation noted. [University of Illinois Michael ELLIS, fitness columnist Marilyn PRESTON - comment.]

Currier, Frank;
Rather, Dan

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