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Adoptive Couple v. Baby Girl

The Supreme Court case Adoptive Couple v. Baby Girl seemed like a straightforward custody dispute: a birth father and a couple at odds over who would raise baby Veronica.

Best Documentary: Silver2013 Third Coast / Richard H. Driehaus Foundation Competition

2013 / Tim Howard / Radiolab, USA

The Supreme Court case Adoptive Couple v. Baby Girl seemed like a straightforward custody dispute: a birth father and a couple at odds over who would raise baby Veronica.

But their personal story is just the tip of this iceberg, which can only be understood by exploring an unbelievable chapter in recent American history.

Adoptive Couple v. Baby Girl won the Best Documentary: Silver Award in the 2013 Third Coast / Richard H. Driehaus Foundation Competition. It was produced by Tim Howard with editor Jad Abumrad for the Radiolab podcast.

Listen to all nine winners of the 2013 TC/RHDF Competition, and check out the EXTRA section below for a few related links, and to hear Tim accepting his award.


produced by

Tim Howard

Tim Howard is the senior producer at Reply All , from Gimlet Media in Brooklyn, NY.


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