CBS Evening News for Wednesday, Oct 31, 1979
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(Studio) Chicago judge reported issuing temporary restraining order on legislature voted by statehse. with regard to abortion yesterday.
REPORTER: Walter Cronkite
(Chicago, Illinois) Law, enacted yesterday over veto of Governor James Thompson, examined; results of dispute noted, especially halt by clinics in performing abortions. [Park Medical Center spokesperson Eileen ADAMS - notes response to patients.] [Friends for Life spokesperson Joseph SCHEIDLER - comments.] Challenge to new law by physicians and order issued by Judge Joel Flaum reported.
REPORTER: Bob Faw (WBBM-TV newstape) Artist: Marcia Danits
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