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American Agenda (Medicine: The Morning After Pill) #150744

ABC Evening News for Wednesday, Jan 05, 1994
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(Studio: Peter Jennings) Report introduced.

(No location given: George Strait) The morning after pill that disrupts the process of implantation and fertilization and why this contraceptive option is virtually unknown in the United States examined. [Three WOMEN - explain their panic reaction after unprotected sex.] [Planned Parenthood Dr. Gary STEWART - says there has been a conspiracy of silence.] The opposition of drug companies to marketing the pill and the vocal opposition of the anti-abortion lobby detailed. [FDA (Food and Drug Administration) Mary PENDERGAST, American Life League Dr. William COLLITON, gynecologist Dr. Felicia STEWART, University of California-Davis student Jennifer GLASSER - talk about the morning after pill and its use as a contraceptive.]

Jennings, Peter;
Strait, George

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