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Quinlan Decision #487728

NBC Evening News for Wednesday, Mar 31, 1976
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(Studio) New Jersey Supreme Court roles in favor of parents of Karen Ann Quinlan, who ask she be allowed to die. Quinlan has been in coma for nearly year; kept alive by machine. Her father apptd. as guardian and he can allow her to die if medical personnel agree with him that there's no chance for her recovery.
REPORTER: John Chancellor

(New Jersey) [Julia QUINLAN - says she cried at decision.] [Joseph QUINLAN - surprised by unanimous decIsion.] [SPOKESPERSON - explains how Quinlans will implement court's decision.] [Julia QUINLAN - thankful husband apptd. Karen's guardian.]
REPORTER: No reporter given

(Studio) New Jersey may appeal to Supreme Court according to reporter, Carl Stern.
REPORTER: John Chancellor

Chancellor, John

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