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Georgia Laetrile Malpractice Trial #52740

ABC Evening News for Wednesday, Feb 22, 1978
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(Studio) Report on outcome of malpractice lawsuit involving Laetrile, which has taken place in Georgia.
REPORTER: Harry Reasoner

(Atlanta, Georgia) Details of trial, involving Representative Larry McDonald, who is physician, in death of John Scott to whom McDonald had administered Laetrile, given. Court proceedings described; widow Ruth Scott's testimony cited and jury award to Scotts noted. [Scott family attorney L. Burke LEWIS - thinks settlement should have been larger.] [McDonald's attorney Hunter ALLEN - is glad settlement is $15 thousand, not $6 million. Doesn't think jury's decision will influence Laetrile controversy for anyone convinced that drug is useful.]
REPORTER: David Snell Artist: Anthony Accurso

Reasoner, Harry;
Snell, David

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