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Massachusetts / Euthanasia Case #511987

NBC Evening News for Wednesday, Aug 13, 1980
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REPORTER: John Chancellor

(New Bedford, Massachusetts) Nurses Ann Caputi, Nancy Robbins and Judith Fowley reported chgd. in mercy killing of Norma Leanus. [CLERK - reads chgs., asks for plea.] [Defense attorney Edward DANGLE - comments on client.] [Dist. attorney Ronald PINA - comments.] Grand jury reported investigating other deaths at hospital where the 3 nurses work.
REPORTER: Lee McCarthy (WGBH-TV newstape)

Reporter(s):
Chancellor, John
Duration:
00:01:30

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