NBC Evening News for Wednesday, Jan 07, 1998
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(Studio: Tom Brokaw) Report introduced.
(Washington: Robert Hager) The controversy over cloning human beings that was raised yesterday by physicist and fertility expert Richard Seed examined; details given of Seed's plan. [SEED - says his cloning will help infertile couples; comments on President Clinton's views.] [Sheep cloner Ian WILMUT, White House Press Secretary Mike McCURRY, University of California Dr. Roger PETERSON - criticize Seed.] The availability of fertility techniques and proposed legislation to ban human cloning noted.
(Studio: Tom Brokaw) Additional opinion on cloning from Princeton University genetic professor Dr. Lee Silver presented. [SILVER - states his view on human cloning.]