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NBC Evening News for Tuesday, Oct 25, 2011
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(Studio: Brian Williams) The significance of the landmark women's health book "Our Bodies, Ourselves" to several high-profile women presented in their own words on the40th anniversary of the book’s release. [Co-author Judy NORSIGIAN†- says it was about demystifying health and medical care.] [Novelist/screenwriter/director Nora EPHRON2†- says it was a book you had to own in the 70s if you were a woman.] [Breast surgeon Dr. Susan LOVE†- says it set the stage for her career.] [Former Planned Parenthood president Faye WATTLETON†- says the women who wrote it were challenging deeply embedded taboos.] [Columnist/political analyst Mona CHAREN†- states she found the political message off-putting.] [Viva la Feminista blogger Veronica ARREOLA†- says she is trying to teach her daughter about her body.]
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