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Spotlight: Children Betrayed #559139

NBC Evening News for Monday, Oct 10, 1988
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(Studio: Tom Brokaw) Report introduced.

(NYC: Michele Gillen) Child abuse and neglect in United States featured; details given, scenes shown. [Committee to Prevent Child Abuse spokesperson Ann COHN - says children's protection system is collapsing.] [Social WORKERS - says they can't handle all cases.] Child protection agencies reported covering up their inability to handle caseload. [Massachusetts social workers union leader Bob MORROW - says state admins. lie about situation.] [Massachusetts social services administration Rudy ADAMS - denies cover-up.] [Social Worker SUPVR. and social worker Valery ROGERS-WHITE - comment on situation.] State administration noted denying that records were falsified. [Social worker Diane HINTON - comments on Illinois caseload and lying.] [Larry GATES - comments on daughter's death by her stepfather.] Kelli Gates noted never receiving visit from social worker.

Brokaw, Tom;
Gillen, Michele

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