ABC Evening News for Thursday, Nov 29, 1984
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(Studio) FDA (Food and Drug Administration) approval of surgically implanted device for the deaf.
REPORTER: Peter Jennings
(Los Angeles, California) Electronic ear implant developed by House Ear Institution and manufactured by 3M examined; films shown courtesy House Ear Institution [Scott ANIKSTELIA - notes inability to hear anything before implant.] [Deputy FDA (Food and Drug Administration) cmnsr. Dr. Mark NOVITCH praises breakthrough.] 3M animation shown illustrating implant's role in hearing. [Implant recipient Charles GRASER - describes what he hears.] Device's cost mentioned.
REPORTER: Andrea Naverson
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