ABC Evening News for Friday, Nov 16, 1984
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(Studio) Programs for both child molester and victim aimed at preventing child sexual abuse examined. [MOLESTER - can't guarantee he won't attack children again.] [Dr. Nicholas GROTH - cites necessity of incarceration despite its failure.] Prison programs bringing molesters together with parents of child victims discussed. [PARENTS and MOLESTERS - confront each other.] Deputy sheriff Jennifer Hampton's efforts to education young school children noted. [HAMPTON - instructs children; advises parents.] Self-defense program for children in NYC shown. [CHILD - notes she's permitted to hit to protect herself.] [SAFE co-founder Tamar HOSANSKY - explains purpose of program.] [Victim's MOTHER - notes parents' usual attitude toward child molestation.] [Child MOLESTER - advises children if approached.] [Sexual abuse VICTIM - describes inability to stop father's attacks.] [Dr. Nicholas CUNNINGHAM - cautions against paranoia; explains.] Child Help United States of America telephone number listed on screen.
REPORTER: Peter Jennings