ABC News Nightline: Artificial Heart (1982)

Genres - Culture & Society, Science & Technology  |   Sub-Genres - Medicine, News Magazine [TV], Social Issues  |   Run Time - 24 min.  |   Countries - USA  |  
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Part of the ABC News Nightline series, which features favorite episodes from anchorman Ted Koppel's award-winning television news program, ABC News Nightline: Artificial Heart focuses on the debate surrounding the transplant of an artificial heart. In this episode, which first aired on December 2, 1982, the developer of the first-ever artificial heart debates with a medical ethicist. The professionals answer difficult questions and attempt to reach a solution.

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debate, ethics, heart-transplant, inventor, technology