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Florida / Foster Care Scandal / Kearney Resignation #708024

CBS Evening News for Wednesday, Aug 14, 2002
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(Studio: Bob Schieffer) Report introduced.

(Miami: Bobbi Harley) The scandal over missing children, including Rilya Wilson†† and Alfredo Montez††, at the Florida child welfare agency; details given the resignation of agency director Kathleen Kearney after children were found by a local newspaper††; videotape of children escaping from a foster care facility shown. [Voice of child abuse investigator Sandy McCULLOUGH†- says it’s obvious that they’re not being watched.] [Child rights attorney Howard TALENFELD†- says the veil over the agency must be lifted.] [Foster care child Chris QUERO†- explains why he ran away.] [Governor Jeb BUSH††- says it’s not acceptable to have kids found by a newspaper.]

Harley, Bobbi;
Schieffer, Bob

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