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'96 Vote / Dole / Abortion Issue #167338

ABC Evening News for Thursday, Jun 06, 1996
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(Studio: Peter Jennings) Indications from Republican presidential candidate Senator Bob Dole that the party must moderate its stance on abortion featured. [DOLE - wants an abortion plank that will reach out to all Republicans so that different views can be held; explains his own definition of pro-life, which includes some exceptions.]

(Capitol Hill: John Cochran) The reaction to Dole's statements on abortion examined. [Eagle Forum president Phyllis SCHLAFLY, anti-abortion Dole supporter Marlene ELWELL, New Jersey Governor Christine Todd WHITMAN - offer differing opinions on Dole's watering down of the pro-life plank.] Statement from a National Right to Life Committee spokesperson quoted. The defeat of Dole's balanced budget amendment proposal discussed briefly.

Cochran, John;
Jennings, Peter

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