CNN Evening News for Thursday, Mar 24, 2005
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(Studio: Aaron Brown) The latest legal developments in the Terri Schiavo case reviewed; scenes shown of the protest vigil outside her Florida hospice; details given of the Supreme Court's refusal to take up the case & of Florida's denial of Governor Jeb Bush's request that Terri be taken into state custody. [Terri's BROTHER-IN-LAW - describes her condition; states she does not respond or try to communicate.] [In live interview from Pinellas Park, Terri's sister Suzanne VITADAMO- says the family is taking things minute-by-minute; thanks Governor Bush for what he has done; expresses concern that Judge George Greer has ignored the governor & the president; calls her sister's condition troubling; expresses gratitude for all the family support.]
(Studio: Aaron Brown) Taped interview held with University of Pennsylvania bioethicist Dr. Arthur Caplan. [CAPLAN - says we are acting on what Schiavo told her husband; wishes he knew if Terri picked her husband as guardian.]
(Studio: Aaron Brown; New York: Jeff Greenfield) The ethical & legal questions in the Schaivo case, the long-term impact of this tragedy & the issue of the government stepping into an individual case discussed.
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