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Tragedy At Pine Ridge (Part II) #565964

NBC Evening News for Tuesday, Nov 21, 1989
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(Studio: Tom Brokaw) Report introduced.

(Pine Ridge, SD: Betty Rollin) Alcohol-related problems for Sioux Indians living at Pine Ridge Reservation, SD, examined; details given of women drinking while pregnant, scenes shown. [Mother "CARLA" - comments on her baby's health problem called Fetal Alcohol Syndrome.] [Author Michael DORIS - comments on his adopted son's FAS problem.] [Indian Venus REDSTAR - says she was depressed so she drank while pregnant.] Fate of FAS children discussed. [Mother Sherry WHITECAP - comments on her baby's problems.] [Dr. Jon JANTZ - expresses his frustration with regard to problem.] No. of FAS babies noted growing.

Brokaw, Tom;
Rollin, Betty

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