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American Agenda (Infertility) #113111

ABC Evening News for Friday, Nov 25, 1988
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(Studio: Sam Donaldson) Report introduced.

(Dallas, Texas: George Strait) Issue of proposal that government regulate infertility treatments featured; details given, scenes shown citing Liz and Jerry Jacklin as example of couple with infertility problem who tried various procedures, include in vitro fertilization (IVF). [Jerry JACKLIN - explains desire for children.] [Liz JACKLIN - discusses quest.] Congress report on infertility detailed; experimental nature of IVF examined. [Anonymous DR. - criticizes IVF claims of success.] Lack of regulations on IVF clinics noted. [Representative Ron WYDEN - says there is a regulatory vacuum.] Proposed Congress study on IVF clinics outlined. [Fertility specialist Dr. Geoffrey SHER - talks about finding guardian for consumer's interest] [Liz JACKLIN - discusses issue.] [SHER - fears loss of public confidence.]

(Studio: Sam Donaldson) United States infertility rate discussed.

Donaldson, Sam;
Strait, George

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