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Medicine: Anencephaly / Organ Donation / Baby Theresa #585818

NBC Evening News for Monday, Mar 30, 1992
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(Studio: Tom Brokaw) Report introduced.

(Fort Lauderdale: Noah Nelson) Death of anencephalic baby Theresa Pearson, whose parents were fighting a legal battle to have her declared legally dead so that her organs could be donated, featured. [Baby's grandmother Susan CLARKE - talks about what baby gave her.] [Parents' attorney Walter CAMPBELL - comments on need to resolve the legal issue.]

(Studio: Tom Brokaw) Report introduced.

(Studio: Robert Bazell) Ethical issue of organ donations from anencephalic infants featured; number of infants who could be saved by such donations noted. [Wayne State University Dr. Marke EVANS, University of Southern California professor Alex CAPRON - comment on the issue.]

Bazell, Robert;
Brokaw, Tom;
Nelson, Noah

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