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Italy / Abortion Legalization / Terrorism #257891

CBS Evening News for Thursday, May 18, 1978
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(Studio) Italy's legalization of abortion, despite being one of most Roman Catholic ntns. and home of Vatican, reported.
REPORTER: Walter Cronkite

(Rome, Italy) Details of Italian parliament's vote to legalize abortion and details of law given. Efforts of women's group to get referendum on issue, to have been held this summer, Vatican lobbying against law and demonstrations about issue described. Kidnapping and murder of former premier Aldo Moro mentioned.
REPORTER: Jerry Bowen

(Studio) Italian police discovery of Red Brigades printing hideout and arrest of 10 persons as result reported; continued efforts to find those responsible for kidnap/murder of Moro stated. Bombings by terrorists in Rome, Turin, Naples and Ferrara noted.
REPORTER: Walter Cronkite

Bowen, Jerry;
Cronkite, Walter

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