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Med. Matters: Infant Heart Transplant / Sex Selection #310263

CBS Evening News for Friday, Jun 13, 1986
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(Studio: Dan Rather) Report concerns heart transplant in Louisville, Kentucky, for "Baby Calvin"; details given, scenes shown. Baby's parents' appeal to Congress to improve donor network system noted.

(Tokyo, Japan: Barry Petersen) Japanese research with regard to selecting sex of child prior to pregnancy discussed; details given, scenes shown. Rationale for use of technology stated. Controversy with regard to whether parents should be able to determine sex of child noted. [U. of Texas spokesperson William WINSLADE - comments.] Use of technology for cattle product cited. [Australian expert Dr. Alan TROUNSON - comments.]

Petersen, Barry;
Rather, Dan

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