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Abortion / Supreme Court #118583

ABC Evening News for Sunday, Jan 22, 1989
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(Studio: Sam Donaldson) Results of "New York Times" poll on abortion given. Report introduced.

(NYC: Ned Potter) Anti-abortion forces reported hoping Supreme Court will finally reverse its stand on abortion as expressed in 1973 case of Rowe versus Wade. [On "Meet the Press", Attorney General Richard THORNBURGH - says Supreme Court will probably turn abortion question back to states.] [MAN - says we are getting close.] Tomorrow's anti-abortion march in Washington, DC previewed. [MAN - asks if you have right to kill people.] President Bush's plans to have Vice President Dan Quayle meet with march leaders in his place noted; positions of ex-President Reagan and Bush on issue mentioned. [MAN - hopes decision will be reversed.] Ntnwide. pro-abortion marches reported; scenes shown. [TV product Barbara CORDAY, actress Donna MILLS, California abortion rights Carol SCHNEIDER - express concerns for pro-abortion side.] Supreme Court reported set to hear Missouri case in spring.

Potter, Ned;
Donaldson, Sam

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