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(Studio) 4 young hemophiliacs file suit in New York City to require government to pay for expensive treatments.
REPORTER: Walter Cronkite
(NYC) Michael Druck, age 11, is a hemophiliac, or bleeder. Clotting factor missing from blood. [DRUCK - says if his parents could afford treatment, he could lead a normal life.] [Mother, Mrs. Harry DRUCK - says it's unfair not to be able to get aid son needs.] [Attorney Howard GOLDFLUSS - say case may lead to kidney and heart patients, etc., but people shouldn't be allowed to die, just because they can't afford treatments.]
REPORTER: David Culhane
- Cronkite, Walter;
- Culhane, David
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