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Surrogate Mothers #313037

CBS Evening News for Thursday, Oct 15, 1987
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(Studio: Dan Rather) Report introduced.

(DC: Deborah Potter) [Surrogate mother Mary Beth WHITEHEAD - says she is a human being not a baby machine.] Whitehead and other surrogate mothers urging Congress to stop the allowance of surrogacy discussed; details given, scenes shown. [Surrogate mother Elizabeth KANE - says one day we will have to explain to these babies they were created to satisfy the obsessive desires of wealthy men and why their mothers thought they were worth ten thousand dollars in cash.] [Representative Thomas LUKEN - says surrogacy is a word which sugar coats selling babies.] "Baby M" case reviewed. [Adoptive mother Joyce STEVENS - says what the surrogate has done for them is priceless.] Regulation for surrogacy noted possibility.

Potter, Deborah;
Rather, Dan

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