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Focus (Infant Mortality) #577363

NBC Evening News for Sunday, Sep 23, 1990
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(Studio: Garrick Utley) Report introduced.

(Studio: Bob Kur) Problems in United States with infant mortality featured; details given of program in South Carolina in which women visit pregnant women to try to prevent problem births; scenes shown from Aiken County, SC. [Ernestine MATHEWS - talks about helping.] [National Commission to Prevent Infant Mortality Rae GRAD - says United States infant mortality statistics are bad because rescue, not prevention, is emphasized.] Infant mortality in United States contrasted to that of Japan. [South Carolina Resource Mothers director Madie ROBINSON - says every pregnant woman and newborn needs to be visited.] Factor of AIDS mentioned.

Kur, Bob;
Utley, Garrick

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