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Med.: France / Abortion Pill #118119

ABC Evening News for Friday, Sep 23, 1988
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(Studio: Peter Jennings) Report introduced.

(DC: George Strait) Announcement by France of its approval of abortion pill reported; details given of RU 486 pill, diagram shown. [National Right to Life spokesperson Dr. Richard GLASGOW - calls RU 486 a "death pill."] [Pill user Dominique DELROISSE - comments.] [French physician Dr. Etienne-Emile BEAULIEU - describes use of pill.] Side effects of pill noted. [DELROISSE - comments.] Impt. of drug to Third World explained. [Pop. Council Dr. Irving SPITZ - estimates deaths from inadequately performed abortions.] Opposition to drug from anti-abortion groups noted. [GLASGOW - promises boycott against company getting into abortion drug business] Upjohn Company recalled stopping research of RU 486.

Jennings, Peter;
Strait, George

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