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Baby Fae Controversy Follow-Up #92848

ABC Evening News for Friday, Oct 25, 1985
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(Studio) Report introduced
REPORTER: Peter Jennings

(Loma Linda, California) Contd. debate over transplant of baboon heart into infant known as Baby Fae last year and her death 3 weeks later examined; scenes shown. [WOMAN - recalls incident.] [November 16, 1984, Dr. Leonard BAILEY - eulogizes Baby Fae.] [Dr. Michael De BAKEY, Dr. Denton COOLEY - disagree on cross-species transplantation.] National Insts. of Health's assessment of Bailey's handling of case outlined on screen. [BAILEY - foresees eventual cross-species transplantation successes.] Stance of animal rights groups noted.
REPORTER: Andrea Naverson

Reporter(s):
Jennings, Peter;
Naverson, Andrea
Duration:
00:02:40

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