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Scared Silent: Exposing and Ending Child Abuse


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Scared Silent: Exposing and Ending Child Abuse
Program Description

This special focuses on stopping and preventing child abuse: sexual, physical and emotional. It presents six true stories of inter-generational child abuse. Oprah Winfrey, herself a victim of child abuse, hosts. NOTE: For the first airing (September 4, 1992) this program will be simulcast by NBC, CBS and PBS. ABC will air the program 48 hours later.



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Chicago: “Scared Silent: Exposing and Ending Child Abuse,” 09/02/1992, WGBH Media Library & Archives, accessed July 16, 2019, http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_7D8A4D3E4A3942B7B390AF570F2FFA75.
MLA: “Scared Silent: Exposing and Ending Child Abuse.” 09/02/1992. WGBH Media Library & Archives. Web. July 16, 2019. <http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_7D8A4D3E4A3942B7B390AF570F2FFA75>.
APA: Scared Silent: Exposing and Ending Child Abuse. Boston, MA: WGBH Media Library & Archives. Retrieved from http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_7D8A4D3E4A3942B7B390AF570F2FFA75
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