ABC Evening News for Wednesday, Nov 02, 1977
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(Studio) Med. scandal brewing in New York noted; with regard to surgery preformed by medical supplies salesman.
REPORTER: Barbara Walters
(Central Islip, New York) [Operation victim Franklin MIRANDO - cites medical problems resulting from operation.] Details given of Mirando's operation, medical results of it and present life because of it; malpractice suit against surgeons noted. Info. learned, with regard to allegations the operation may have been performed by man with 8th-grade education, cited. [Suffolk Cnty. district attorney Henry O'BRIEN - announces indictments in connection with surgery.] Those named in indictment include Doctors David Lipton and Harold Massoff, Smithtown General Hospital and others; probable search across country for others like Mirando noted. [MIRANDO - cites effect of incident on life.]
REPORTER: Bob Brown
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