NBC Evening News for Thursday, Jan 16, 1992
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(Studio: Tom Brokaw) Report introduced.
(New York: Robert Bazell) Physicians' role in dealing with female patients who have been battered featured. [Three battered WOMEN - talk to authorities.] [Battered victim Theresa GRANT - tells how her doctor responded to her abuse.] [Surgeon General Antonia NOVELLO, AMA Dr. Robert McAFEE - talk about physician's role.] Videotaped excerpt of battered woman shown. [Battered victim Gloria BERMAN - talks about lying about her injuries.] American Medical Association reported drafting guidelines about what doctors need to do upon learning that a woman has been abused.
(Studio: Tom Brokaw) Commentary introduced.
(Studio: John Chancellor) Persian Gulf war as an issue in the '92 presidential campaign analyzed; stories in "Newsweek" and "US News and World Report" about the war, book "Triumph without Victory" mentioned.