CBS Evening News for Monday, Nov 14, 1983
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(Studio) Report introduced
REPORTER: Dan Rather
(Nashville, Tennessee) Dr. David Rabin's use of computer for communication and research due to impact of Lou Gehrig's disease on him examined; wife Dr. Pauline Rabin mentioned, shown. [RABIN - (thru computer) discusses his reliance on computer for maintaining lifestyle.] His continuing participation in research on male contraceptive described. [Vanderbilt University Dr. Robert EVANS - praises Rabin's courage.] Course of disease on Rabin described. [RABIN - (thru computer) feels ability to continue communicating with family is his priority.] Social impact of Rabin's plight noted resulting in article with wife in professor journal calling for more compassion from colleagues; article said now required reading in several medical schools. [Dr. Pauline RABIN - notes psychological implications for Rabin's peers.] Rabin's referral to Robert Frost poem noted; poem quoted.
REPORTER: Renee Ferguson
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