NBC Evening News for Friday, Apr 27, 1990
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(Studio: Mary Alice Williams) Report introduced.
(No location given: David Burrington) Bone marrow transplant operation for Soviet helicopter pilot Anatoly Grishchenko, who is suffering from a pre-leukemia condition, featured; details recalled of his heroic flights over Chernobyl, USSR , nuclear plant after the 1986 accident; scenes shown. [Seattle physician Dr. Patricia STEWARD - comments on transplant.] [American helicopter pilot Cap PARLIER - explains helping.] Extraction of bone marrow from French volunteer explained; planned transplant operation reviewed.
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