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Quinlan Decision / Repercussions #42705

ABC Evening News for Thursday, Apr 01, 1976
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(Studio) New Jersey Supreme Court ruling says hospital's ethics committee must agree that Karen Quinlan can't recover before she's taken off respirator.
REPORTER: Harry Reasoner

(Denville, New Jersey) Saint Clare's hospital spokesperson refuses comment. They don't have committee of sort required by court Quinlan visited by her father. She weighs 60 pounds and is in fetal position. Quinlans spent day with attorney [ATTORNEY - says moving as fast as possible.] [Julia QUINLAN - says she and husband will probably visit Karen Friday] Hospital wants to study New Jersey ruling.
REPORTER: John Martin

Martin, John;
Reasoner, Harry

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