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Pregnancy and Life Support Systems #249827

CBS Evening News for Thursday, Dec 01, 1977
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(Studio) Collapse and subsequent hospitalization of Brooklyn woman, Rose Marie Maniscalco, last week reported Issue with regard to her slim prospects for recovery, fact that she's now on life-sustaining equipment to be kept alive and that she's 4 mos. pregnant.
REPORTER: Walter Cronkite

(Brooklyn, New York) Maniscalco's condition at Victory Memorial Hospital described; unborn child conts. to live. [Victim's mother Marie GUARRACI - recites physicians' remarks with regard to case and notes their attempts to keep child alive.] [Stepfather Joseph GUARRACI - doesn't know if there's hope for baby to live.] [Hospital spokesperson Dr. Fritz FUCHS - says if woman's brain is really dead, it's unheard of to maintain vital functions until fetus is brought to viability.]
REPORTER: Richard Wagner

Cronkite, Walter;
Wagner, Richard

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