Picks and Pans Review: Missing Children: a Mother's Story

updated 12/06/1982 AT 01:00 AM EST

originally published 12/06/1982 AT 01:00 AM EST

CBS (9-11 p.m. ET)

What's missing in this made-for-TV movie is a decent script. Even so, Emmy winner Mare Winningham is convincing as the illiterate mother who is tricked into signing away her three children to an illegal adoption ring.

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