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REPORTER: Dan Rather
(Ogdensburg, New York) New York officials reported disciplining blind surgeon Dr. John Bongiovanni for performing surgery. [BONGIOVANNI - defs. his practice; explains.] [New York board of regents spokesperson Dr. Salvatore SCLOFANI - explains board's position.] [Hospital official John SYMONS - defs. Bongiovanni.] Patients' support of Bongiovanni and local chamber of commerce's man-of-the-yr. award to him noted. [Chamber spokesperson Ed DOBISKY - praises Bongiovanni.] [PATIENTS - agree.] [BONGIOVANNI - fears publicity will ruin practice.]
REPORTER: Chris Kelley
- Kelley, Chris;
- Rather, Dan
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