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Law / Schiavo Case / Congressional Bill #784056

ABC Evening News for Sunday, Mar 20, 2005
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(Studio: Terry Moran) President Bush shown returning to Washington to sign the Congressional bill for Terri Schiavo's fate.

(Capitol Hill: Linda Douglass) The legislation allowing Schiavo's parents to ask a federal court to order the feeding tube be reinserted featured. [Representative David WU - questions the bill.] [Representative Tom DeLAY - says she is only handicapped.] [Senate majority leader Bill FRIST - says she breathes on her own.] [Representative Barney FRANK - questions Congress making a medical decision.] The nature of this rare "private relief bill" before Congress discussed.

(Studio: Terry Moran) Report introduced.

(Pinellas Park, Florida: Jeffrey Kofman) The views of both sides of Terri's family {parents versus husband} examined; scenes shown from Pinellas Park, Florida, of a small group of protesters. [Mother Mary SCHINDLER†, husband Michael SCHIAVO†- state their positions.]

(Studio: Terry Moran) Report introduced.

(Los Angeles: Brian Rooney) The view across the country about the entry of Congress into the Schiavo case presented. [Five AMERICANS - state views on the courts, Congress & the issue.]

Reporter(s):
Moran, Terry;
Douglass, Linda;
Kofman, Jeffrey;
Rooney, Brian
Duration:
00:06:10

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