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Need For Neonatologist / Beaumont vs. Navy #491068

NBC Evening News for Wednesday, Oct 26, 1977
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(Studio) Beaumont, Texas, area's high infant mortality rate, and its problems in getting right kind of baby doctor noted.
REPORTER: John Chancellor

(No location given) Details with regard to infant mortality in Beaumont and search for neonatalogist cited. [Saint Elizabeth's Hospital spokesperson Dr. James BRIDGES - notes efforts to get specialist.] Details with regard to hospital's location of neonatologist in Oakland, California, and Navy's refusal to allow Dr. William Fawcett to go, despite requests of 3 Congmen., presented. Fawcett on staff at Naval Med. Center. [FAWCETT - cites feelings with regard to prime importance of being able to help babies and families.]
REPORTER: Bill Sternoff

Reporter(s):
Chancellor, John;
Sternoff, Bill
Duration:
00:02:10

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