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Britain / Child Abuse Hotline #99944

ABC Evening News for Thursday, Nov 13, 1986
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(Studio: Peter Jennings) Report introduced.

(London, England: Mike Lee) Response here to television ad promoting hotline for abused children examined. Scenes from "Childwatch" shown courtesy BBC. Implications of British public's new awareness of problem for its scope considered. [Reporter Esther RANTZEN - cites survey findings.] [Childline deputy director Deborah GLASSBROOK - notes hotline caller's pregnancy by father; explains service's goals.] [Convicted child sex ABUSER - advises children.] [RANTZEN - explains psychological factors imprisoning victims.] [Florence MALE - notes her continued guilt, shame.]

Jennings, Peter;
Lee, Mike

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