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Right To Life Case / Texas #480331

NBC Evening News for Thursday, Nov 13, 1975
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(Studio) Boy in Texas is in coma. Parents and doctors involved in another "right to life" case.
REPORTER: Tom Brokaw

(Houston, Texas) Randy Harvey, 16, hit over head with baseball bat. Doctors at Saint Luke's Hospital keep Randy alive artificially. His brain considered dead. Theodore Steel, 15, accused of attempted murder. [Assistant District Attorney Sara McINTOSH - speaks of difficulty in deciding when death occurs.] [Neurologist Dr. William RILEY - says Texas courts haven't set up guidelines on issue.] Parents don't want plug pulled until legal question answered.
REPORTER: George Lewis

Reporter(s):
Brokaw, Tom;
Lewis, George
Duration:
00:02:20

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