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American Family (Corporal Decision) #572087

NBC Evening News for Monday, Oct 29, 1990
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(Studio: Tom Brokaw) Findings of NBC News/"Wall Street Journal" poll on spanking children outlined on screen.

(Lilburn, Georgia: Betty Rollin) Dilemma over whether or not to spank children examined; scenes shown from Lilburn, Georgia, where corporal punishment has been banned from school; case of one mother detailed. [Mother Kimberly HITE - comments on spanking issue.] [Georgia religious leader James DOBSON - says it is child's nature to challenge authority and they need to be spanked.] [School counselor Sharon WILSON - calls for self-control rather than spanking.]

(Studio: Tom Brokaw) Tomorrow's What Works segment previewed.

Brokaw, Tom;
Rollin, Betty

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