NBC Evening News for Wednesday, Jan 08, 1997
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(Studio: Brian Williams) Report introduced.
(Supreme Court: Pete Williams) The Supreme Court's consideration of two doctor assisted suicide cases featured; scenes shown of the protesters outside the building; details given of the arguments presented and the views of Justices Antonin Scalia, Ruth Bader Ginsburg and David Souter; courtroom sketches shown. [AIDS patient John LEZNICK, assisted suicide advocate Dr. Timothy QUILL, New York attorney general Dennis VACCO, Archbishop of Boston Cardinal Bernard LAW - offer differing opinions on legality of assisted suicide.] (Artist: Art Lien)
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