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America Close Up (Family: Race-Custody Battle) #583565

NBC Evening News for Tuesday, Oct 13, 1992
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(Atlanta: Tom Brokaw) Report introduced.

(Dallas: Jim Cummins) Custody battle in Texas by Lana and Phil Jenkins, the white foster parents of a black baby they now want to adopt, against the state, which says "Christopher" should live with a black family examined; videotape shown from Abilene, Texas, of Christopher's reaction to being taken from his mother by the state. [Texas child protection services Camille MILLER - says he should be placed in a like-race family.] [Child psychiatrist Larry STONE, Jenkins' attorney Kris HANSON - cite problem for Christopher in being taken away.] [Christopher's foster sister Brendt JENKINS - comments.] [MILLER - comments further on the case.]

Brokaw, Tom;
Cummins, Jim

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