NBC Evening News for Tuesday, Feb 07, 1989
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(Studio: Tom Brokaw) Report introduced.
(Dallas, Texas: Dan Molina) Case involving adoption of mentally retarded child by Dan and Wanda Stanton featured; details given, scenes shown. [STANTONS - comment on adoption of Stacey Stanton and her condition] Adoption of retarded children discussed. [Adoptive parent Debbie WORKMAN - comments on stress of adopting retarded child.] [Judge Hal GAITHER - comments on implications of case.] Adoption agency Hope Cottage noted agreeing to assume fin. responsibility for child. Case noted examining role of adoption agency after it places a child in a home.
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