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Schiavo Death #785319

ABC Evening News for Thursday, Mar 31, 2005
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(Studio: Bob Woodruff) The death of Terri Schiavo reported; statements about her death from President Bush & a Vatican spokesman quoted.

(Pinellas Park, Florida: Mike von Fremd) The reaction to Terri's death featured; scenes shown of the grieving protesters; details given about the family dispute over what to do with the body after an autopsy. [Attorney for Michael Schiavo George FELOS†- announces her death this morning with her husband present; comments on her peaceful death with dignity.] [Two PROTESTERS - react to her death.] [This afternoon, sister Suzanne VITADAMO†, brother Bobby SCHINDLER†- say her family opposes any violence.]

(Studio: Bob Woodruff) Report introduced.

(No location given: Peter Jennings) A look back at Terri Schiavo before & after her marriage presented; many family photos shown. [Aunt C.V. TAMARRO†, cousin Christopher BLAKE†- remember Terri.]

(Studio: Bob Woodruff) Report introduced.

(Washington: Jake Tapper) The heated reaction to the Schiavo case outlined. [Representative Tom DeLAY - says the legal system failed Terri; calls the judges arrogant & out of control.] [Representative Nancy PELOSI - says it's not the business of Congress.] [Voice of radio talk show host Rush LIMBAUGH†- says the judicial forced a killing.] [At the Vatican, Cardinal Renato MARTINO†- says it was a death sentence.] [Rev. Jesse JACKSON - comments on issues.]

Reporter(s):
Woodruff, Bob;
von Fremd, Mike;
Jennings, Peter;
Tapper, Jake
Duration:
00:07:00

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