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In Depth (Autism: The Hidden Epidemic?) #781060

NBC Evening News for Tuesday, Feb 22, 2005
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(Studio: Brian Williams) Special series on autism continued.

(Los Angeles: Robert Bazell) The push by parents of autistic children to find a cure for the disorder featured; details given of the efforts of Portia Iverson†† & Jon Shestack†† to push the research, including their founding of Cure Autism Now. [IVERSON††, SHESTACK††- describe their search for a treatment for their son.] [University of California at San Francisco Dr. Michael MERZENICH†, University of California at Los Angeles Dr. Daniel GESCHWIND†- praise the involvement of the parents’ group.]

(Studio: Brian Williams) More information on the NBC Website noted.

Williams, Brian;
Bazell, Robert

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