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Campaign 1976 / Catholic Bishops / Abortion Issue #247986

CBS Evening News for Thursday, Sep 16, 1976
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(Studio) Spokesperson for Catholic bishops' group, which talked to Ford and Jimmy Carter on abortion, sets record straight with regard to apparent favoritism of group.
REPORTER: Walter Cronkite

(DC) Bishops leadership meets for 3 days to decide how to handle what they call public misconceptions on issue. [National Conf. of Catholic Bishops pres. Archbishop Joseph BERNARDINE - [sic] says they neither endorse nor oppose any candidate; they're not developing religious voting bloc.] Bishop noted other issues but cited concern with regard to right to life. [BERNARDINE - says abortion serious issue, but not only concern of conf.]
REPORTER: Bernard Shaw

(Studio) Carter spokesperson says nothing to do with regard to abortion issue but ride it out.
REPORTER: Walter Cronkite

Reporter(s):
Cronkite, Walter;
Shaw, Bernard
Duration:
00:01:50

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