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Home of The Brave (Stanford's Battle With Leukemia) #625671

NBC Evening News for Wednesday, Aug 12, 1998
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(Studio: Tom Brokaw) Report introduced.

(Seattle: Mike Boettcher) Retired Army general-turned-school superintendent John Stanford and his battle with leukemia featured. [STANFORD - says he wants his school district to be the best; says he is a leader rather than an educator; addresses Democratic National Convention; talks about the children.] [Seattle school board vice president Don NIELSEN - calls Stanford a hero.] [Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center Dr. Fred APPELBAUM - says the odds of a successful stem cell treatment are low.] [DOCTOR - jokes about Stanford and the school book fund.]

Boettcher, Mike;
Brokaw, Tom

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