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Blind Dr. Graduates #246163

CBS Evening News for Thursday, May 27, 1976
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(Studio) Report on graduation.
REPORTER: Walter Cronkite

(Philadelphia, Pennsylvania) Blind David Hartman, 26, graduates from Temple University He's recing. doctor of medicine degree. He'll specialize in physical rehabilitation with emphasis on psychiatric care. [Dr. HARTMAN - tells how his blindness helps him in his profession. Most patients accept his blindness.] Hartman received help of many. His wife's contributions noted. He's in top 20% of class. [Neurology professor, Dr. Arnold BANK - doesn't see why David can't do what he set out to do.] Hartman recs. standing ovation at graduation. He still has 6 years of studies left.
REPORTER: Jim Kilpatrick

Cronkite, Walter;
Kilpatrick, Jim

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