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Schiavo Death #785372

NBC Evening News for Thursday, Mar 31, 2005
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(Studio: Brian Williams) Terri Schiavo’s death after a prolonged legal struggle reported.

(Pinellas Park, Florida: Mark Potter) The ongoing fight over Schiavo featured; Senator Edward Kennedy’s response to Representative Tom DeLay’s comments quoted. [Schindler family spiritual advisor Father Paul O’DONNELL†- announces Terri’s death.] [Protest leader Randall TERRY†, “Priests for Life” Father Frank PAVONE†, President BUSH – react to Terri’s death.] [Michael Schiavo’s attorney George FELOS††- says she had a right to have her final moments in a spirit of love and not of acrimony.] [DeLAY – criticizes the judges in the legal battle.] [Brother Bobby SCHINDLER – reads a statement.]

(Studio: Brian Williams) Report introduced.

(New York: Robert Bazell) The upcoming autopsy meant to answer questions about Schiavo’s condition featured; details given of accusations that Michael Schiavo abused his wife. [Pinellas County medical examiner’s office Dr. William PELLAN†- says family requests are immaterial in the determination of the cause of death.] [Mt. Sinai Medical Center Dr. Daniel PERL††- comments on what can be learned from examining the brain.]

Williams, Brian;
Potter, Mark;
Bazell, Robert

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