Battered women under siege / CBS New Productions ; presented by Films for the Humanities & Sciences

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Subjects: Family violence--United States
Abused wives--Legal status, laws, etc
Abused women--Legal status, laws, etc
Abusive men
Marital violence
Abused wives--Psychology
Abused women--Psychology
Formats: Electronic Resource, Remote, Video Recording, VHS, Streaming Video
Material Type: Projected medium -- Monograph
Language: English
Audience: Unspecified
Published: Princeton, NJ : Films for the Humanities & Sciences, 2000
Added Titles: Against the law (Television program)
Alternate Title(s): Against the law (Television program).
Alternate Titles: In: Digital video collection (OCoLC) 52376650 FFH 10719
Issued in other form: Battered women : under siege. (OCoLC)46646030
Additional Authors: Higgins, Robert
CBS News
Films for the Humanities & Sciences (Firm)
Ohio Library and Information Network
OhioLINK Digital Resource Commons
Notes: Videorecording number: FFH 10719
Streaming video (45 min.)
Reproduction notes: Electronic reproduction. Columbus, OH : OhioLINK, 2003. Digitized and made available by OhioLINK Digital Resource Commons from video dist. by Films for the Humanities & Sciences
System requirements: Real Player media software
Mode of access: World Wide Web
Available to OhioLINK member libraries
Credits: Producer, Robert Higgins
Originally aired on the CBS Television Network on July 17, 1991, as an episode of "Against the law."
Summary: Why do some beat, and even kill, the women they profess to love? In this program, women battered by husbands or boyfriends speak out about their experiences. Their stories create a mosaic of pain and fear, courage and determination, while answering the question: "Why did you stay with him?" The case of Lisa Bianco, who relied on the due process of law for protection and was murdered by her ex-husband, is included
OCLC Number: 52489402