CBS Evening News for Monday, Jul 22, 1991
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(Studio: Dan Rather) Case in Rochester, New York, involving a doctor who helped a terminal cancer patient to kill herself noted. Report introduced.
(New York: Richard Threlkeld) Testing of medical ethics and the laws on suicide by the publication of a book entitled "Final Exit: The Practicalities of Self-Deliverance and Assisted Suicide for the Dying" examined. [Author Derek HUMPHRY - talks about aim of his book.] [Medical ethicist Susan WOLF - says the book is available to anyone.] Right to life groups noted pressuring bookstores to take "Final Exit" off the shelves. [National Right to Life Committee Burke BALCH - comments.]
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