NBC Evening News for Thursday, Jan 08, 1987
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(Studio: Tom Brokaw) Report introduced.
(Hackensack, New Jersey: Norma Quarles) Proceedings in New Jersey case here of surrogate mother Mary Beth Whitehead versus William and Elizabeth Stern over custody of infant featured; details given, scenes shown. [WHITEHEAD - recalls child's birth.] Whitehead's testimony outlined. [William STERN - cites lack of authorities' concern over father's rights.] Significance of trial's outcome for surrogate parenting process noted. [STERN - explains bringing case to trial.] [WHITEHEAD - comments.]
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