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Supreme Court / Right-To-Die Case #325393

CBS Evening News for Wednesday, Dec 06, 1989
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(Studio: Dan Rather) Report introduced.

(Mt. Vernon, Missouri: Rita Braver) Supreme Court reported hearing right-to-die case; details given of case involving comatose Nancy Cruzan and her parents' efforts to have her feeding tube removed; scenes shown. [Parents Joe and Joyce CRUZAN - say their daughter will never lead normal life.] [Missouri State Rehabilitation Hospital spokesperson Don. LAMKINS - says state should not take life.] [Nancy's nurse Elizabeth RAMSEY - doesn't want parents to have Nancy's feeding tube removed.] Arguments before Supreme Court outlined; Justices Anthony Kennedy and Harry Blackmun quoted with regard to case. [Missouri attorney general William WEBSTER - says Cruzan is still alive.] (Artist: Don Juhlin)

Braver, Rita;
Rather, Dan

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