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Reagan / Health #105711

ABC Evening News for Sunday, Jan 04, 1987
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(Studio: Sam Donaldson) Report introduced.

(Bethesda, Maryland: Kenneth Walker) Apparent diagnosis of President Reagan's colon surgery this morning discussed; scenes shown. Results of President's physical examination outlined. Nancy Reagan said selecting Dr. Oliver Beahrs to direct husband's medical team; his scheduled prostate surgery Monday mentioned.

(Studio: Sam Donaldson) President said not transferring power to Vice President George Bush during his prostate surgery tomorrow.

(DC: George Strait) Reagan's prostate problems and treatment examined; details given, scenes shown. [Dr. Aaron JACKSON - explains, demonstrates surgical procedure.] [Dr. Patrick WALSH - cites cancer rate in such cases.]

(Studio: Sam Donaldson) Press secretary Larry Speakes said directing briefings on President's health tomorrow from White House; details given.

Reporter(s):
Donaldson, Sam;
Strait, George;
Walker, Kenneth.
Duration:
00:04:10

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