NBC Evening News for Wednesday, Nov 11, 1987
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(Studio: Tom Brokaw) Report introduced.
(NYC: Jennifer McLogan) Elizabeth (Lisa) Steinberg's murder by child abuse reviewed; details given, scenes shown. Natural mother's coming forth to claim body shown. Natural mother said she had requested Joel Steinberg to find a proper home for the child and he had kept her to raise. [New York district attorney Robert MORGENTHAU - describes system of private adoption.] Joel Steinberg said a wife beater. [NEIGHBOR - says she called authorities many times and nothing was ever done.] Neighbors said having begun to fear Steinberg was also beating Lisa and had called authorities. [New York City Human Resources William GRINKER - comments.] [PRINCIPAL - comments.] [Child abuse task force Dr. Vincent FONTANA - responds.]
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