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Inside Story (Starving Kids) #740741

CBS Evening News for Tuesday, Oct 28, 2003
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(Studio: John Roberts) Report introduced.

(Collingswood, New Jersey: Jim Acosta) The case of four adopted boys who were living in fear & near-starvation under New Jersey’s foster care system featured; details given of charges against parents Raymond & Vanessa Jackson†† and of previous abuse problems within the New Jersey system; family photos shown. [Neighbor Michael BYRD†- describes finding one boy searching through the trash for food.] [New Jersey Department of Human Services Commissioner Gwendolyn HARRIS†- says this is a new day.] [New Jersey child advocate Kevin RYAN†- says it is an unimaginable cruelty.] [Jackson family friend Rev. Harry THOMAS†- says people thought the Jacksons were heroes for taking the kids in.]

Roberts, John;
Acosta, Jim

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