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The Joan River Show: The Dark Side of Adoption Part 2 of 2
(1990)
  • Mirah Riben
Abstract

In 1990 Joan Rivers had a short-lied morning talk show. On this episode she discusses the 1987 case of Joel Steinberg who was convicted with manslaughter in the death of 6-year-old Lisa who he had illegally adopted. . I had helped reunite the toddler boy found in the apt of Joel Steinberg and Hedda Nussbaum with his natural mother, Nicole Smigel and her mother Grace Ann Smigel. I was invite don to discuss th ecase alogn with Grace Ann. Mirah (aka Marsha) Riben, author, THE STORK MARKET: America's Multi-Billionn Dollar Unregularted Adoption Industry

Keywords
  • black market adoption,
  • Joel Steinberg,
  • Hedda Nussbaum,
  • Lisa Steinberg,
  • Nicole Smiegel,
  • Grace ann Smiegel,
  • Travis Smiegel,
  • Mirah Riben
Publication Date
1990
Citation Information
Mirah Riben. "The Joan River Show: The Dark Side of Adoption Part 2 of 2" (1990)
Available at: http://works.bepress.com/mirah_riben/90/