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Missouri / Cruzan Right-To-Die Case #126220

ABC Evening News for Friday, Dec 14, 1990
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(Studio: Peter Jennings) Report introduced.

(Saint Louis: Charles Thomas) Decision by state of Missouri to allow family of comatose Nancy Cruzan to disconnect her feeding tube so she may die featured. [Missouri rehabilitation center Donald LAMKINS, Nancy's neurologist Dr. Hish MAJZOUB - comment.] Long legal battle over Nancy's right-to-die case up to Supreme Court reviewed. [Cruzans' attorney William COLBY - talks about recent witnesses.] Public response to Cruzan case noted; "living wills" mentioned. [Society for the Right to Die Rose GASNER - comments.]

(Studio: Peter Jennings) Statement from Nancy's father quoted.

Jennings, Peter;
Thomas, Charles

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