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Sunday Journal (Interracial Adoption) #553572

NBC Evening News for Sunday, Nov 01, 1987
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(Studio: Garrick Utley) Report introduced.

(NYC: Bill Schechner) Black children adopted by white parents featured; details given, scenes shown. [Mark TREMITIERE - talks about problems of being a black being raised in white community.] [Arnold NEW - discusses adopting black baby.] [Social worker Leora NEAL - says black children belong with black families.] Programs for recruiting black parents outlined; scenes shown. [NEAL - opposes transracial adoption.] Social agencies noted studying adopted black children. [Child Jessica ZAHN - says she is glad to be black.] [Children's Home and Aid Society of Illinois spokesperson Dianne YOST - says white families have to be selected carefully.] [Mother Barbara TREMITIERE - says her family moved into integrated neighborhood to raise 4 black kids.] [Mark and Monique TREMITIERE - discuss problems of where do they really belong.] [Barbara and Monique TREMITIERE - discuss black family/white family options.]

Reporter(s):
Schechner, Bill;
Utley, Garrick
Duration:
00:04:40

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