NBC Evening News for Friday, Mar 04, 1988
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(Studio: Tom Brokaw) Report introduced.
(Branford, Connecticut: Betty Rollin) Connecticut Hospice/preschool featured. Blind and terminally ill patient Claire Freeman shown entertaining children with beautiful bird calls. [FREEMAN - comments on children.] Connecticut Hospice discussed. Preschoolers' interaction with terminally ill patients noted helping all understand life; details given, scenes shown. [Cancer patient Vinny MALUSKI - talks to children.] [Teacher Barbara STEINAU - comments on experience with Hospice.] [CHILD - discusses frog with Maluski.] [Parent Roberta ROSENBERG - praises program.] Steinau quoted with regard to children's response to death. [STEINAU - comments on death.] [PATIENT - comments on children.] [Voices of PATIENTS - describe how children make them feel.] [PATIENT - says life goes on through children.]