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Artificial Heart #534633

NBC Evening News for Monday, Nov 26, 1984
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(Studio) Report introduced
REPORTER: Tom Brokaw

(Louisville, Kentucky) Successful artificial heart implant in William Schroeder examined; films shown. [Margaret SCHROEDER, DAUGHTER - supported his decision.] [Dr. Allan LANSING - praises Schroeder's current condition.] Dr. William DeVries' surgery described; Barney Clark recalled recipient of first artificial heart. [LANSING - comments on possibility of Schroeder contracting AIDS.] Anticipated role of portable power pack for artificial heart recipients noted.
REPORTER: Robert Bazell

(Studio) [Una Loy CLARK - discusses impact of event on Schroeder family, recipients' role as human guinea pigs, public's continued interest in husband's experience.] Dr. Robert Jarvik, inventor of artificial heart, reported reading output of Jarvik 8 model; details given.
REPORTER: Tom Brokaw

Bazell, Robert;
Brokaw, Tom

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