NBC Evening News for Monday, Oct 22, 1990
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(Studio: Tom Brokaw) Report introduced.
(New York: Robert Bazell) Judge Richard Parslow reported awarding custody of Christopher Michael Calvert to Mark and Crispina Calvert rather than to surrogate mother Anna Johnson in landmark case; details given from trial. [PARSLOW - makes decision.] In vitro fertilization technology explained; scenes shown of first test-tube baby, Louise Joy Brown. [JOHNSON, medical ethicist Dr. Arthur CAPLAN - comment.] Need for federal ethical guidelines noted.
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