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Child Abuse #551259

NBC Evening News for Sunday, Jul 27, 1986
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(Studio: Chris Wallace) Report introduced.

(NYC: Cassandra Clayton) Contd. rise in child abuse cases examined; details given, scenes shown. ["MICHELLE" - describes her former abuse of children.] Outcomes of various cases nationwide reviewed; photos shown. [On audio tape, voice of MOTHER - beats son.] Reports of child abuse since 1976 graphed on screen, compared to cut in federal budgets targeting abuse prevention programs. [Dr. Vincent FONTANA - fears many victims are being missed by economically paralyzed child protection services.] [Group MBRS. - discuss their situations.]

Clayton, Cassandra;
Wallace, Chris

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