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Law / Schiavo Case / Politics #784741

NBC Evening News for Saturday, Mar 26, 2005
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(Studio: John Seigenthaler) Report introduced.

(Pinellas Park, Florida: Mark Potter) The division of opinion in the Terri Schiavo case featured; scenes shown from outside her hospice in Florida, including the protesters; details given of the parents' last legal appeals. [Father Bob SCHINDLER - says she is putting up a tremendous battle.] [Husband Michael Schiavo's attorney George FELOS - says Terri has a look of peace; states she would want to die with dignity.] [Protester Elizabeth GASSNER†- questions the balance of powers.]

(Studio: John Seigenthaler) Report introduced.

(Crawford, Texas: Norah O'Donnell) The political fallout in the Schiavo case featured; details given of the view in a "Time" magazine poll that the politicians {Congress, President Bush} should not have gotten involved. [WOMAN, Operation Rescue founder Randall TERRY†- speak out.] [Pew Research Center director Andrew KOHUT†- says Americans see the decisions as personal.] [Republican pollster Frank LUNTZ††- says it will wear off.] [Radio host Ed SCHULTZ††- explains why the Democrats are being quiet.]

Seigenthaler, John;
Potter, Mark;
O'Donnell, Norah

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