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Schroeder / Death #104704

ABC Evening News for Wednesday, Aug 06, 1986
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(Studio: Tom Jarriel) Death of artificial heart recipient William Schroeder reported

(DC: John Martin) Schroeder's experience as longest living artificial heart recipient and circumstances of his death reviewed; details given, scenes shown. [Humana spokesperson George ATKINS - announces death.] [After implant, Dr. William DeVRIES, SCHROEDER - comment.] Photos shown. [On phone, SCHROEDER and President REAGAN - discuss his problems with Social Security] Deaths of artificial heart recipients Barney Clark, Murray Haydon, Jack Burcham and Leif Stenberg recalled. [SCHROEDER -explains his purpose.]

(Studio: Tom Jarriel, Dr. Tim Johnson, George Strait) Future of artificial heart program discussed. "Nightline" announced.

Jarriel, Tom;
Martin, John

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