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Law / Schiavo Case / Medical Condition #784775

NBC Evening News for Friday, Mar 25, 2005
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(Studio: John Seigenthaler) Report introduced.

(Pinellas Park, Florida: Mark Potter) The desperate attempts to keep Terri Schiavo alive reviewed; details given of her parents’ claim that Terri tried to say she wants to live and of their legal efforts; scenes shown of the demonstration outside the Florida hospice. [Protestor Tom FAYETTE†- says they won’t give up hope.] [Father Bob SCHINDLER – says she’s down to her last hours.] [Protestor Scott HELDRETH†- comments on the arrest of his 10-year-old son, Joshua.]

(Studio: John Seigenthaler) Report introduced.

(New York: Robert Bazell) A reality check on whether Schiavo is suffering without her feeding tube presented. [PROTESTOR – comments.] [Parents’ spokesperson Brother Paul O’DONNELL††- says we’re starving a human being to death.] [Mt. Sinai Hospital Dr. Nathan GOLDSTEIN‡- says patients never feel hunger or thirst or pain.] [Bioethicist Arthur CAPLAN†- explains the complication of the feeding treatment.]

Seigenthaler, John;
Potter, Mark;
Bazell, Robert

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