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Science: Sheep Cloning / The Implications #617002

NBC Evening News for Monday, Feb 24, 1997
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(Studio: Tom Brokaw) Report introduced.

(New York: Robert Bazell) The breakthrough cloning of a sheep in Scotland featured; the 7-month-old sheep, Dolly, shown; details given of the cloning procedure. Order from President Clinton for a national bioethics panel to review the ramifications of the Scottish research noted. [Roslin Institution Dr. Ian WILMUT, Georgetown Law School professor Paul ROTHSTEIN, PPL Therapeutics Dr. Ron JAMES - comment on the medical and ethical issues of the cloning experiments.]

(Studio: Tom Brokaw) Report introduced.

(Washington: Fred Francis) The possibility of now cloning human beings outlined. [Author Jeremy RIFKIN, talk radio CALLERS, Georgetown University Father Kevin WILDES, American University Steven GREBE - talk about the medical benefits and the idea of cloning humans.]

Bazell, Robert;
Brokaw, Tom;
Francis, Fred

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