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Test Tube Birth #258924

CBS Evening News for Wednesday, Jul 26, 1978
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(Studio) Birth of 1st known test tube baby, a girl, to Lesley Brown noted; publicity compared to that surrounding birth of Dionne quintuplets. Controversy over birth reported.
REPORTER: Roger Mudd

(Oldham, England) Details with regard to birth in Oldham, England, given. "Daily Mail's" exclusive contract for physicians' and parents' stories mentioned. [Dr. Patrick STEPTOE - discusses future of lab conception process.] Steptoe's assistance by Dr. Robert Edwards noted. Background of research and development of technique by Steptoe and Edwards given; film shown. [STEPTOE - describes birth; says baby is normal.]
REPORTER: Jerry Bowen

(Studio) Implantation of fertilized egg in woman in London soon after Brown baby's birth reported Upcoming reports outlined.
REPORTER: Roger Mudd

Bowen, Jerry;
Mudd, Roger

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