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Mantle / Liver Transplant #607104

NBC Evening News for Thursday, Jun 08, 1995
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(Studio: Tom Brokaw) Report introduced.

(New York: Robert Bazell) The liver transplant for former baseball star Mickey Mantle examined. [Surgeon Dr. Robert GOLDSTEIN - offers a prognosis.] [Transplant surgeon Dr. Goran KLINTMALM - said he would never live without a transplant.] [Southwest Organ Bank Incorporated Alison SMITH - says they are dedicated to doing things the right way.] [University of Pennsylvania Dr. Arthur CAPLAN, Mother Louisa TRIMBLE - talk about Mantle and liver transplants.]

(Studio: Tom Brokaw) Discussion of the ethical implications of the speed in which Mantle received his liver featured. [Professor Alexander CAPRON - comments on the money and fame factors.]

Bazell, Robert;
Brokaw, Tom

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