NBC Evening News for Thursday, May 23, 1985
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REPORTER: Tom Brokaw
(Boston, Massachusetts) Controversy over legal efforts of gay couple, Don. Babitz and David Gene, to become foster parents examined; films shown. [GENE - defs their home life.] [Juvenile court chief justice Francis POITRAST - opposes placing children in gay homes.] [Child psychiatrist Dr. Lawrence HARTMAN - denies popular myths about homosexuality.] [Dr. Albert SOLNIT - agrees.] Dan Gumbleton's success in raising heterosexual daughters despite his homosexuality noted. [DAUGHTER - cites normalcy of their home.] [Dr. Alvin POUSSAINT - opposes idea.] Aaron Jones' experience as adopted son of gay father, Bill Jones, outlined. [Aaron JONES - praises his childhood.]
REPORTER: Lisa Myers
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