CBS Evening News for Saturday, Dec 05, 1987
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(Studio: Bob Schieffer) Report on percentage of elderly poor receiving Medicaid announced. Report introduced.
(Portland, OR: John Blackstone) Death of Adam ("Coby") Howard, child suffering from leukemia, after Oregon ended bone marrow transplant program reported; details given, scenes shown. [Mother Tammi HOWARD - says OR sentenced son to death.][OR senate president Dr. John KITZHABER - explains financing preventive care instead of funding high-tech treatment.] Pvt. fundraising for Coby noted. [Tammi HOWARD - explains financial problems.] [OR gov.'s office spokesperson Janice YADEN - discusses budget.] [OR state senate Tom MASON - calls for legislature]
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