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Special Segment (Child Abuse) (Part 1) #537624

NBC Evening News for Monday, Jun 18, 1984
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(Studio) Report introduced
REPORTER: Tom Brokaw

(NYC) Psychological basis of child molestation by adults examined. [MOLESTER - explains his motive.] [MOLESTER - feels security, comfortable, loved with children rather than adults.] [Psychologist Nicholas GROTH - considers emotional aspects.] Common denominator between child molesters considered. [MOLESTER - explains sexually abusing children.] [Psychologist Paul WALKER - notes molesters suffer from addiction; explains denial mechanism used by child abusers.] [MOLESTER - thinks he did victims more good than harm.] Prison program aimed at making sexual criminals face reality of consequences of their actions for victims described, shown. [WOMAN - describes daughter's continued psychological turmoil.] [MOLESTERS - question their current attitude toward crimes.]
REPORTER: Bill Schechner

Reporter(s):
Brokaw, Tom;
Schechner, Bill
Duration:
00:04:30

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