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Medicine: Fetal Tissue Research #586780

NBC Evening News for Thursday, May 28, 1992
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(San Francisco: Tom Brokaw) Report introduced.

(Phoenix: John Cochran) Announcement by President Bush that he would veto House bill to repeal the ban on government-supported fetal tissue research featured; details given of the battle over using fetuses from abortions. [Representative Pat SCHROEDER - says it is a critical women's health bill.] [Representative Henry HYDE - opposes fetal tissue use.] Bush's offered compromise recalled. [Representative J. Roy ROWLAND - comments.]

(San Francisco: Tom Brokaw) Report introduced.

(Denver: Robert Bazell) Use of fetal tissue transplants as a treatment for disease examined; scenes shown from an operation at the University of Colorado on a Parkinson's disease patient. [Transplant recipient Don NELSON, surgeon Dr. Robert BREEZE, Chicago Medical School Dr. John SLADEK, Parkinson's victim Rod PRESTON - back fetal transplant surgery.]

Bazell, Robert;
Brokaw, Tom;
Cochran, John

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