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America Close Up (Child Abuse: Tucson, Arizona) #588847

NBC Evening News for Thursday, Sep 03, 1992
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(Studio: Stone Phillips) Statistics on child abuse cases outlined.

(Tucson, Arizona: John Gibson) The problem of child abuse featured; scenes shown from Tucson, Arizona; audio played of hot-line phone calls. [Mother Natalie HIATT - says she is capable of violence.] [University of Arizona pediatrics Dr. Anna BINKIEWICZ - names the leading cause of children being killed.] Arizona's program, modelled after Hawaii's Healthy Start program, which reduced child abuse in Hawaii to almost zero, outlined. [National Committee for Prevention of Child Abuse Anne COHN- DONNELLY - lauds the program.] [Healthy Start program Irma SANTA CRUZ - comments.] [BINKIEWICZ - says we are only punishing.]

(Studio: Stone Phillips) Tomorrow's special on child abuse mentioned.

Gibson, John;
Phillips, Stone

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