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NBC Evening News for
Monday, Apr 03, 1978

Headline: Wayne / Heart Surgery

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(Studio) Report on actor John Wayne's open heart surgery at Massachusetts General Hospital in Boston.
REPORTER: David Brinkley

(Boston, Massachusetts) Description of operation given. [Dr. Roman DESANCTIS - cites risks involved in Wayne's operation.] Wayne's bout with lung cancer 14 years ago noted. [Son, Pat WAYNE - describes father's attitude toward operation.] Physicians' predictions for recovery period given.
REPORTER: Lee McCarthy

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Program Time:05:37:00 pm - 05:38:40 pm. Duration: 01:40
Reporters:Brinkley, David; McCarthy, Lee
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Broadcast Type:Evening News Segment Type: News Content
Record Number:498584