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Law & Politics / Schiavo Case #783711

ABC Evening News for Thursday, Mar 17, 2005
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(Studio: Peter Jennings) Report introduced.

(Washington: Jake Tapper) The politics of the case of Florida's Terri Schiavo, who remains in a persistent vegetative state, examined; scenes shown of Schiavo; details given of the moves by Congressional Republicans to overrule the state's legal final decision to allow her feeding tube to be removed. [Senators Bill FRIST, Kent CONRAD, Mel MARTINEZ - ask for further judicial review.] [Representative Jerrold NADLER†- says the government should not be involved.] [Senator Dianne FEINSTEIN - comments.] [On March 15, husband Michael SCHIAVO†- says they're making the decisions for us.]

(Studio: Peter Jennings) The possibility that neither the House, Senate or the president will actually do anything more in the Schiavo case noted.

Jennings, Peter;
Tapper, Jake

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