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Reagan / Surgery #307807

CBS Evening News for Wednesday, Dec 17, 1986
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(Studio: Dan Rather) Report introduced.

(DC: Bill Plante) President Reagan reported scheduled for prostate surgery next month; details given, scenes shown. [Representative Dick CHENEY, consultant Lee ATWATER - don't believe President will be permanently affected.]

(Studio: Dan Rather) Nancy Reagan's comments on husband's desire to have John Poindexter and Colonel Oliver North testify in Iran arms scandal and her dismissal of seriousness of his surgery quoted. Prostate surgical procedure explained, discussed. [Dr. Philip ROEN, Dr. Carl OLSSON - discuss President's current and past health problems.] Pvt. physicians reported performing the surgery.

Plante, Bill;
Rather, Dan

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