NBC Evening News for Monday, Mar 28, 2005
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(Studio: Brian Williams) Terri Schiavo’s 11th day without a feeding tube noted.
(Pinellas Park, Florida: Mark Potter) The latest developments in the Schiavo case reviewed; scenes shown of demonstrators outside the Florida hospice and in Washington, DC. [Father Bob SCHINDLER- says she’s begging for help.] [Florida Governor Jeb BUSH – says he has a duty to follow the law.] [In Washington, protestor Pat MAHONEY- appeals to the federal government.] [In Florida, protestor Mo YOUNG- says it’s an amoral situation.] [Michael Schiavo’s attorney George FELOS- says she looked peaceful & calm.] The family dispute over Schiavo’s burial noted.
(Studio: Brian Williams) Report introduced.
(White House: David Gregory) Public anger over politicians’ involvement in the Schiavo case featured; “Time” poll results cited; details given of the possible impact on next year’s mid-term elections. [Representative Christopher SHAYS- says Congress doesn’t know where to stop.] [Democratic consultant Steve McMAHON- says the Republicans think they own the government.] [University of Akron professor John GREEN- says most Americans think these things ought to be resolved by family members.]