ABC Evening News for Sunday, Mar 17, 1985
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(Studio) Report introduced
REPORTER: Sam Donaldson
(Cleburne, Texas) Case before Supreme Court on discrimination against mentally retarded, stemming from opposition by some to proximity of group home in semi-residential neighborhoods, examined; films shown. [Laura EARNHART - acknowledges fear of the retarded.] [Cleburne Living Center spokesperson Jan HANNAH - notes boarding houses for paroled felons are acceptable, but continuously supervised mentally retarded adults are not.] Opponents' rationale for discriminating outlined. [Louis ZIMMERMAN - doesn't believe mentally retarded have any rights.]
REPORTER: Tim O'Brien
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