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(Studio) Report introduced
REPORTER: Dan Rather
(Chicago, Illinois) Artificial heart recipient William Schroeder's continued progress noted; photos shown. Latest criticism of his experimental procedure examined. [American Medical Association president Dr. Joseph BOYLE - fears those without hope have been given false optimism.] American Medical Association standards on issue quoted on screen; organization's criticism of Humana Hospital Corp.'s role in Schroeder's surgery considered. [Humana spokesperson Dr. Allan LANSING - defs. private business financing medical care.] [Medical ethicist Ken. VAUX - responds.] Schroeder's praise of Humana Hospital quoted.
REPORTER: Ned Potter
- Potter, Ned;
- Rather, Dan
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