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The Family (Expectations On Children) #631570

NBC Evening News for Wednesday, Sep 08, 1999
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(Studio: Tom Brokaw) Report introduced.

(Berryville, Virginia: Bob Faw) Concerns that expectations placed upon children are too high examined; details given of kids' lack of free time. [At the piano, 12-year-old Roberta SUMNER - says she has to want to do what it all.] [Tufts University professor of child development Dr. David ELKIND - says children are being stressed hurried.] [National Alliance for Youth Sports President Fred ENGH - says parents have lost perspective.] [Maeve and Roberta Sumner's father Sherman SUMNER - says his children learn to focus.] [6-year-old Justin MACKIE - says he did not like having too many activities.] [Justin's mother Janet MESIC-MACKIE - says too much activity is not what is best.]

Brokaw, Tom;
Faw, Bob

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