NBC Evening News for Thursday, Dec 19, 1985
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(Studio) Discoveries with regard to failure of implanted baboon heart in "Baby Fae" reported.
REPORTER: Tom Brokaw
(Loma Linda, California) [Dr. Leonard BAILEY - plans to continue series.] Bailey's studies on procedure noted; upcoming publication in "Journal of the American Med. Assn". reported Scenes of baby shown. Disagreements with Bailey's conclusions cited. [University of California at Los Angeles Med. Center member Dr. E. Richard STIEHM - comments.] [University of California at Los Angeles Med. Center member Dr. William FRIEDMAN - comments.] [University of California at Los Angeles Med. Center member Dr. Robert ETTINGER - comments.] [BAILEY - responds to criticism.]
REPORTER: Robert Bazell