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Law / Schiavo Case / Brother's Interview #784933

CNN Evening News for Monday, Mar 28, 2005
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(Studio: Aaron Brown) Protesters at the White House in Washington, DC, asking for Congress to take new steps for Terri Schiavo shown; details given of her weakening physical state. [Florida Governor Jeb BUSH - says this breaks his heart.] [Husband's lawyer George DELOS - says Michael Schiavo wants an autopsy after her death.] [In taped interview from Florida, brother Bobby SCHINDLER - says his sister is being starved to death, but is showing a desire to live & tries to speak to us; states we are hoping for a miracle with maybe the governor doing something; comments on what the hospice is saying about Terri's experience; states his sister's condition has been "mischaracterized" for over a decade & is not in a PVS condition.]

(Studio: Aaron Brown) Report introduced.

(New York: Jeff Greenfield) The war of words in the Schiavo case examined; inset news video shown to illustrate the different phrasings to explain Schiavo's condition. [Family advisor Rev. Pat MAHONEY†- calls her disabled.]

(Studio: Aaron Brown) The opportunity to advance a cause in the Schiavo case examined; details given of increased donations to right-to-life & conservative groups, including the Traditional Values Coalition, RightMarch.com & the Alliance Defense Fund, which have links to Schiavo's cause. [MAN - refers to her as a "poor disabled lady."] [Florida ACLU director Howard SIMON†- says political organizations are using the case to fill their coffers.]

Brown, Aaron;
Greenfield, Jeff

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