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Pontiac, Michigan / Kevorkian / Doctor Assisted Suicide / "Final Exit" #343156

CBS Evening News for Wednesday, Feb 05, 1992
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(Studio: Dan Rather) Report introduced.

(New York: Jacqueline Adams) Dr. Jack Kevorkian's indictment on murder charges in the case of two women he helped to commit suicide last year featured; photograph shown of Alzheimer's disease patient who Kevorkian helped two years ago; murder charges in that case recalled dropped. [Oakland County prosecutor Richard THOMPSON - charges Kevorkian with murder.] Videotape excerpt shown of one of the women Kevorkian helped to commit suicide. [Kevorkian attorney Geoffrey FIEGER - comments on charges.] Deaths in Pennsylvania and Massachusetts linked to the suicide manual "Final Exit" reported. ["Final Exit" author Derek HUMPHRY - talks about public support for euthanasia.] [Medical ethicist Susan WOLF - comments on debate over doctor-assisted suicide.]

Reporter(s):
Adams, Jacqueline;
Rather, Dan
Duration:
00:02:10

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