ABC Evening News for Thursday, Aug 21, 1986
View other clips in this broadcast →
Material supplied by VTNA may be used for educational analysis or research only. Any editing, reproduction, publication, rebroadcast, public showing or public display may be prohibited by copyright laws.
(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.]
Note to sponsor members: The Vanderbilt Television News Archive video player requires a modern operating system and browser to work properly. If you are experiencing playback problems, check the minimum requirements and adjust your setup accordingly. After adjustments, if you continue to experience problems, please contact us.
Welcome! Above is the abstract of the item that you're interested in viewing from the Vanderbilt Television News Archive's collection. You have three options if you'd like to view this item:
If you believe that you are associated with a sponsoring college or university and have received this message in error, please let us know.