CBS Evening News for Saturday, Apr 23, 1988
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(Studio: Bob Schieffer) Report introduced.
(San Francisco, California: Terry Drinkwater) California's handling of right to die issue featured; details given of efforts to put issue on California ballot, scenes shown. [Dying man, Randy BOYLE - discusses issue.] "Humane and dignified death" initiative explained. [Initiative author Robert RISLEY - explains dr.'s role in right to die.] Position of state's medical association noted. [Dr. Gary KRIEGER -discusses physician's role in healing.] Churches' position noted. [Archbishop Roger MAHONY - opposes action.] [AIDS victim Rick SAPORITO - says medical friends have told him not to worry.] Pol. future of euthanasia issue examined.
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