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Special Segment (Battered Women) #527508

NBC Evening News for Wednesday, Nov 16, 1983
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(Studio) Report introduced
REPORTER: Tom Brokaw

(Westchester Cnty., New York) Congress noted considering funding of community shelter for battered women; current state of soc. problem examined. [WOMAN - recalls her experience.] [Shelter director Joanne DEPAOLA - notes psychological and economy implications of government funding.] Related statistics outlined. [YWCA spokesperson Ruth CURRY - cites inability to serve women needing such facilities.] Police training session film shown, discussed. [Christian Voice spokesperson Gary JARMIN - feels government should remain out of domestic spats.] [Representative George MILLER - disagrees; explains.] "Judy's" case cited as illustrating Miller's position. ["JUDY" - feels shelter has offered marriage a 2nd chance.] Reagan administration's opposition to funding such shelters noted.
REPORTER: Connie Chung

Brokaw, Tom;
Chung, Connie

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