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CBS Evening News for Thursday, Apr 23, 1981
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(Studio) Supreme Court ruling on beginning of life recalled; Senator Judiciary subcommittee reported beginning its attempt to define life.
REPORTER: Dan Rather

(DC) [Senator John EAST - claims hearing will be fair.] Criticism of hearings by Planned Parenthood, ACLU (American Civil Liberties Union) and American College of Obstetrics and Gynecology, and Senator Orrin Hatch outlined. [HATCH - questions constitutionality of legislature under consideration.] Congress research study, requested by Senator Max Baucus, said agreeing with Hatch; details given. [MBRS. of Women's Liberation Zap Action Brigade - interrupt proceedings.] [Protesters - interrupt East.] Photo of fertilized egg shown. [Dr. Hymie GORDON, Dr. Micheline MATTHEWS-ROTH, Dr. McCarthy DEMER - claim life begins at conception.] Supreme Court's ruling on personhood of fetus recalled.
REPORTER: Bruce Morton

Morton, Bruce;
Rather, Dan

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