ABC Evening News for Wednesday, Jul 26, 1972
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(Studio) Electric shock therapy, which Senator Eagleton reveals he underwent, is concept not familiar to most Americans
REPORTER: Howard K. Smith
(NYC) Electric shock treatment shown administered to an outpatient suffering from chronic depression. [Psychiatrist, Dr. Leonard CAMMER - says there is no evidence of any damage or ill effects from shock treatment. Refuses to make predictions on likelihood Eagleton's depression could recur.] President Lincoln, even while in office, suffered melancholia and depression.
REPORTER: Charles Burke
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