NBC Evening News for Thursday, Mar 08, 1984
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REPORTER: Tom Brokaw
(Dallas, Texas) 2nd death here believed related to refusal of fire department nurse to send ambulance as requested through emergency telephone number examined; death of Beatrice Flores reviewed. [Anita SALDANA - recalls nurse ignoring her pleas for mother.] January 5th death of Lillian Boff after stepson's inability to receive emergency ambulance service as well recalled. [Fire department tape, voices of Larry BOFF and nurse Billie MYRICK - discuss his stepmother's condition.] Other complaints of life-threatening ambulance delays noted. [Cnclman. Jerry RUCKER - calls for immediate action.]
REPORTER: Robert Elliot
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