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Nixon Health #236337

CBS Evening News for Wednesday, Sep 25, 1974
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(Studio) Richard Nixon's doctor finds blood clot lodged in Nixon's lung; clot potentially dangerous.
REPORTER: Roger Mudd

(Long Beach, California) [Nixon's physician, Dr. John LUNGREN - announces new development in former President' condition. Discusses risks involved.] Lungren says Nixon's mood remarkable. Latest turn makes Nixon's appearance at Watergate cover-up trial in Washington, DC impossible.
REPORTER: Foster Davis

(Studio) New York radiologist, Dr. Philip Johnson, explains meaning of pulmonary embolus.
REPORTER: Roger Mudd

(NYC) [JOHNSON - uses diagram to explain lung clot.] Generally, Dr. Johnson says embolism common and chances of death are rare. Hospitalization of 2 weeks should be sufficient time for clot to dissolve completely. [Dr. JOHNSON - admits seriousness of embolism determined by clot's size.]
REPORTER: Bob McNamara

Davis, Foster;
McNamara, Bob;
Mudd, Roger

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