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Komen Foundation / Planned Parenthood Controversy / Brinker #1028509

NBC Evening News for Thursday, Aug 09, 2012
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(London: Brian Williams) Report introduced.

(Washington: Lisa Myers) The shakeup at the Susan G. Komen Foundation with Nancy Brinker† stepping down as CEO in the wake of the controversy over funding for Planned Parenthood examined; details given about the drop in donations and participation in Races for the Cure; reactions from Facebook users quoted. [Komen Puget Sound executive director Cheryl SHAW†- says this is a path to recovery.] [Rockefeller Philanthropy Advisors Melissa BERMAN†- says change at the top was needed.] [Former Komen Greater New York City board member Eve ELLIS†- says it’s window dressing and PR.]

Williams, Brian;
Meyers, Lisa

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