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Artificial Heart #534653

NBC Evening News for Tuesday, Nov 27, 1984
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(Studio) Artificial heart recipient William Schroeder's request for beer noted.
REPORTER: Tom Brokaw

(Louisville, Kentucky) Schroeder's continued progress examined; photos shown. [Dr. William DeVRIES - recalls first conversation with Schroeder.] Humana Corp.'s profits last year from chain of private hospitals, its approach to hospital management and promise to fund 99 more artificial heart implants noted. [Humana Corporation chairperson David JONES - remains committed to artificial heart program.] His acknowledgment that corp.'s decision to fund artificial heart research was motivated by desire for publicity for other Humana hospitals mentioned. [JONES - explains company's business goals.]
REPORTER: Robert Bazell

(Studio) Brewery's response to Schroeder's request reported.
REPORTER: Tom Brokaw

Bazell, Robert;
Brokaw, Tom

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