Search the Archive

Test Tube Babies / Lawsuit #499745

NBC Evening News for Monday, Jul 17, 1978
View other clips in this broadcast →

Material supplied by VTNA may be used for educational analysis or research only. Any editing, reproduction, publication, rebroadcast, public showing or public display may be prohibited by copyright laws. For any such use, please visit NBC NEWS Archives XPRESS.

(Studio) Expected birth of 1st test tube baby in England later in month mentioned. Lawsuits in New York brought by couple who claim physician stopped them from having child this way reported.
REPORTER: David Brinkley

(NYC) Background of case brought by John and Doris Del Zio given. Columbia University faculty member Landrum Shettles' agreement to try experimental test tube baby with Del Zios noted; Columbia Presbyterian Hospital chief of obstetrics and gynecology Dr. Raymond Vande Wiele order for embryo's test tube to be frozen detailed. Court proceedings described.
REPORTER: Robert Bazell Artist: Ida Libby Dengrove

Reporter(s):
Bazell, Robert;
Brinkley, David
Duration:
00:02:00

Note to sponsor members: The Vanderbilt Television News Archive video player requires a modern operating system and browser to work properly. If you are experiencing playback problems, check the minimum requirements and adjust your setup accordingly. After adjustments, if you continue to experience problems, please contact us.

Welcome! Above is the abstract of the item that you're interested in viewing from the Vanderbilt Television News Archive's collection. You have three options if you'd like to view this item:

  • You may request a loan of this video by registering on our website and placing an order.
  • You may visit the Television News Archive on the Vanderbilt campus to view on-site from the Archive's collection.
  • If you are associated with a college or university, you may ask your library if they would like to become a sponsor, which would give students and faculty at your institution the ability to view items from our collection.

If you believe that you are associated with a sponsoring college or university and have received this message in error, please let us know.