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New York / Klein Abortion Case #120522

ABC Evening News for Friday, Feb 10, 1989
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(Studio: Peter Jennings ) Report introduced.

(NYC: John McKenzie) Martin Klein's legal battle to gain custody over comatose wife Nancy so that he can approve legal abortion to perhaps save her life reported; details given, scenes shown. [In ctrm., KLEIN, family Dr. Joseph SMITH - testify.] Testimony by other doctors against need for abortion noted. [N. Shore Univ. Hospital Dr. Victor KLEIN - says this is not life- threatening case.] Role of abortion opponents in case detailed. [Anti- abortion activist John SHORT - comments.] Court's upholding of Klein's guardianship quoted.

Reporter(s):
McKenzie, John;
Jennings, Peter
Duration:
00:01:50

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