ABC Evening News for Monday, Apr 16, 1984
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(Studio) Report introduced
REPORTER: Peter Jennings
(San Diego, California) Implications of bionic ear for the deaf examined; David Columpus' case described as example [COLUMPUS - describes isolation, frustration of being deaf.] University of UT's research and development of bionic ear outlined on screen, discussed. [COLUMPUS - explains apparatus, impact of restored hearing.] Problems still apparent with device noted. [Dr. James PARKIN - hopes to refine device.] [COLUMPUS - discusses limitations of bionic ear.]
REPORTER: George Strait
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