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In A Child's Name

In A Child's Name

Air Date Rating Share Against the
Sunday, November 17, 1991 17.8 27 1
Tuesday, November 19, 1991 21.9 33 1
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  • Season: 1991-92
  • Network: CBS
  • Genre: Drama
  • Category: Miniseries
  • Subject Matter: Family Drama, Murder and Murder Mystery, Woman Against The System, True Crime, Children/Teens, Family Violence
  • Based On: In A Child's Name written by Peter Maas
  • Misc.: Based On Book/Play

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Plot Synopsis

Based on the book by Peter Maas. In 1984, a New Jersey woman fights to have her sister's husband, Kenneth Taylor, put away for her sister's brutal slaying. She then battles overwhelming odds for custody of her nephew when he is illegally adopted by Taylor's manipulative parents.


Production Company:

  • New World Television

Production Type:

  • Independent
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