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Georgia Laetrile Malpractice Lawsuit #256530

CBS Evening News for Wednesday, Feb 22, 1978
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(Studio) Outcome of Atlanta Laetrile malpractice trial against Congman. who is former practicing physician and who had administered Laetrile to cancer patient stated.
REPORTER: Walter Cronkite

(Atlanta, Georgia) Background of case brought against Representative Larry McDonald by family of cancer victim John Scott, Alabama postal worker to whom McDonald had given Laetrile, and details of trial given. [Juror Phillip GREEN - notes controversy surrounding Laetrile and that jury decided not to consider issue because of judge's instructions.] [McDonald's attorney Hunter ALLEN - thinks jury's actions in case won't influence use of Laetrile by those convinced of drug's usefulness.] [Scott family attorney L. Burke LEWIS - cites feelings about outcome of trial.]
REPORTER: Martha Teichner Artist: Peggy Gage

Reporter(s):
Cronkite, Walter;
Teichner, Martha
Duration:
00:02:10

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