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Leukemia Hope / Christmas Tree #508421

NBC Evening News for Saturday, Dec 20, 1980
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(Studio) Two Christmas stories introduced
REPORTER: Jessica Savitch

(Bradley, Illinois) Item featuring hope of recovery from childhood leukemia reported [Veronica, Mrs. Judy CLEARY and Tom CLEARY - talk of experience of Veronica's illness.) Children's Memorial Hospital said scene of treatment. Margaret Reynolds case cited. [Father Frank REYNOLDS - talks of Margaret's recovery.] [Dr. Ceo. HONIG - speaks of success of treatment.] [Saint Jude's Memorial Hospital Dr. Alvin MAUER - talks of successes and failures.] [Voice of Veronica CLEARY - speaks of hope.]
REPORTER: Barry Kaufman

(Studio) Mrs. Loretta Howard's Christmas tree featured. Tree said erected at Metropolitan Museum in NYC. Tree shown, featuring 18th century angels and Nativity Scene. [Mrs. HOWARD - tells of figures made in 18th century Naples, Italy.] Display said requiring 6 mos. to set up. [Mrs. HOWARD - speaks of figures; tells of satisfaction derived from gift.]
REPORTER: Jessica Savitch

Kaufman, Barry;
Savitch, Jessica

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