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CBS Evening News for Thursday, Feb 27, 1992
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" "(Studio: Dan Rather) Report introduced.

(Alexandria, Virginia: Rita Braver) Virginia case of fertility doctor Cecil Jacobson, who used his own sperm to artificially inseminate his patients, featured; scenes shown of Jacobson outside courthouse. [JACOBSON - denies hurting his patients.] [Attorney William ARTZ - talks about mental anguish of patients.] [Defense witnesses Dr. Robert HARRISON, PATIENT - defend Jacobson.] Charges that Jacobson knowingly treated infertile patients with hormones that created false pregnancies noted; excerpt shown from "60 Minutes". [PATIENT - says Jacobson falsely diagnosed her as being pregnant.] [PATIENT - says she wants Jacobson in jail.] (Artist: Don Juhlin)

Braver, Rita

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