CBS Evening News for Thursday, Nov 29, 1984
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(Studio) Report introduced
REPORTER: Dan Rather
(Louisville, Kentucky) Contd. progress of artificial heart recipient William Schroeder discussed; photos shown. [Mel SCHROEDER, Margaret SCHROEDER - praise father/husband's recovery.] Contd. questions about surgery s appropriateness examined. [Terry BRATCHER - won't consider an artificial heart for ailing daughter Cynthia.] Cynthia's condition described. [Dr. Denton COOLEY - isn't certain artificial heart improves patient's quality of life.] [Dr. Allan LANSING - agrees that artificial heart isn't final step.] [MARGARET, Terry SCHROEDER - praise procedure.]
REPORTER: Ned Potter
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