ABC Evening News for Sunday, Sep 30, 1990
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(Studio: Carole Simpson) Report introduced.
(Washington: Tim O'Brien) Opening of new term of Supreme Court previewed; scenes shown from Longfellow Elementary School in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma, a neighborhood school that now has all black students. [NAACP (National Association for the Advancement of Colored People) city president Roosevelt MILTON - says neighborhood concept takes us back to segregation.] Louisiana death penalty case involving Michael Perry, who has been diagnosed as a paranoid schizophrenic, reviewed; details given of issue of whether state can make Perry take an anti- psychotic drug that will make him well enough to die in the electric chair. Major sex discrimination case about barring pregnant women from jobs that may be harmful noted. [UAW health and safety monitor Joanne LEARD - comments.] Abortion case about whether federally funded family planning clinics can be prohibited from offering advice about abortion noted. Nominee David Souter noted likely to miss some of these cases.
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