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Quinlan Case #237380

CBS Evening News for Monday, Oct 27, 1975
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(Studio) Judge Robert Muir to rule in 2 weeks with regard to Karen Quinlan's fate.
REPORTER: Walter Cronkite

(Morristown, New Jersey) Quinlans' attorney calls Karen poor creature and describes her state. Karen's court-apptd. guardian says doctors who testified agree to serve on committee to coordinate future tries to save her. Cnty. prosecutor says relief being sought for parents. Dr.'s attorney implores judge not to open door in society that could go mad. Attorney asks Muir to define "extraordinary means of life support" and to set up procedure to be followed if respirator shut off.
REPORTER: Steve Young; ARTIST: Aggie Whelan

Cronkite, Walter;
Young, Steve

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