NBC Evening News for Saturday, Oct 17, 1987
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(Studio: Chris Wallace) Report introduced.
(DC: Robin Lloyd) Recovery of Nancy Reagan from radical mastectomy for breast cancer at Bethesda Naval Hospital reported [President REAGAN - says she's feeling fine.] Abnormality noted revealed to Nancy Reagan on day of meeting with Crown Prince of Japan; scenes shown. Biopsy result detailed. [WOMAN - describes breast cancer and early detection.] Operation diagrammed on screen. White House physician Colonel John Hutton quoted on screen. Length of stay in hospital and prognosis noted.
(Studio: Chris Wallace, Andrea Mitchell) Procedures and tests upon Nancy Reagan and impact of her health problems on President Reagan and the distractions he exhibited recently detailed. Nancy's role as adviser to Reagan noted. Robert Bork, Michael Deaver, Edwin Meese mentioned.
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