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Heart Transplant / Baby Jesse #310215

CBS Evening News for Wednesday, Jun 11, 1986
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(Studio: Dan Rather) Report introduced.

(Los Angeles, California: David Dow) Condition of infant, Baby Jesse, after heart transplant reported; details given, scenes shown. [Father Jesse SEPULVEDA - describes son.] [Dr. Bruce BRANSON - praises infant's status.] Loma Linda Med. Center's history of infant heart transplant, beginning with "Baby Moses," reviewed; scenes shown. [BRANSON - cites risks involved in process.] [Ellen MULLER - would repeat experience with heart transplant recipient, daughter Kerry Ann Hughes.] Questions raised by media's role in organ transplant cases examined. [Organ procurement coordinator Nan HAMLYN - cites emotional strain on high-profile families awaiting organs for their children.] [Medical ethicist Alex CAPRON - notes pros and cons of media's role.]

Dow, David;
Rather, Dan

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