Search the Archive

Heart Transplants / Baby Fae Case #541322

NBC Evening News for Thursday, Dec 19, 1985
View other clips in this broadcast →

Material supplied by VTNA may be used for educational analysis or research only. Any editing, reproduction, publication, rebroadcast, public showing or public display may be prohibited by copyright laws. For any such use, please visit NBC NEWS Archives XPRESS.

(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

Bazell, Robert;
Brokaw, Tom

Note to sponsor members: The Vanderbilt Television News Archive video player requires a modern operating system and browser to work properly. If you are experiencing playback problems, check the minimum requirements and adjust your setup accordingly. After adjustments, if you continue to experience problems, please contact us.

Welcome! Above is the abstract of the item that you're interested in viewing from the Vanderbilt Television News Archive's collection. You have three options if you'd like to view this item:

  • You may request a loan of this video by registering on our website and placing an order.
  • You may visit the Television News Archive on the Vanderbilt campus to view on-site from the Archive's collection.
  • If you are associated with a college or university, you may ask your library if they would like to become a sponsor, which would give students and faculty at your institution the ability to view items from our collection.

If you believe that you are associated with a sponsoring college or university and have received this message in error, please let us know.