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New Jersey / Surrogate Mother #104432

ABC Evening News for Thursday, Aug 21, 1986
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(Studio: Tom Jarriel) Report introduced.

(NYC: Bill Blakemore) Legal significance of surrogate mother Mary Beth Whitehead's effort to keep infant for which she was hired by William Stern to bear discussed; details given, scenes shown. [STERN - praises baby.] Background to current trial reviewed. [Whitehead's attorney Alan GROSMAN - cites Sterns' temporary custody of infant.] [Stern attorney Gary SKOLOFF - notes potential impact of case on surrogate mothering.] [Infertility center founder Noel KEANE - hopes agreement is upheld.] [Med. law specialist prof. Michael SHAPIRO - considers that outcome unlikely.]

Blakemore, Bill;
Jarriel, Tom

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