NBC Evening News for Tuesday, Mar 07, 1978
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(Studio) Senate subcommittee hearing on alleged violations of laws governing drug experiments involving humans reported.
REPORTER: David Brinkley
(DC) Testimony in hearing about experiments carried out on newborn babies at Miami's Jackson Memorial Hospital detailed. [U. of Miami Med. School spokesperson Dr. Eduardo BANCALARI - says mothers understood required forms they had to sign before experiments could be carried out.] [Senator Edward KENNEDY - asks drug company representative about concern that consent forms signed while mothers in labor.] [Endo Labs. spokesperson Dr. Ralph JACOBSEN - notes consents signed at same time as other general consents obtained and that mothers usual not admitted to hospital unless in labor.] Details of other testimony with regard to human experimentation given.
REPORTER: Robert Bazell