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Michigan / Kevorkian / Murder Charge #622008

NBC Evening News for Wednesday, Nov 25, 1998
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(Studio: Tom Brokaw) Report introduced.

(Washington: Pete Williams) Michigan's charging of right-to-die advocate Jack Kevorkian with first-degree murder after death of Thomas Youk featured. [Michigan prosecutor George GORCYCA - says he must press charges because of law, not emotion.] [Georgetown Law Center professor Lawrence GOSTIN - says society does not allow its members to act like Kevorkian.] [University of Pennsylvania professor Arthur CAPLAN - says judges and juries are sympathetic toward "mercy killings."] ["New York Times" Walter GOODMAN - says the CBS broadcast of the video of Youk's death spurred discussion.]

Brokaw, Tom;
Williams, Pete

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