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CBS Evening News for Saturday, Jun 20, 1981
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(Studio) Antiabortion convention in Omaha, Nebraska, said seeking constitutional ban on abortions.
REPORTER: Bob Schieffer

(Omaha, Nebraska) [National Right to Life Committee president Dr. Jack WILLKE - thinks antislavery movement only one larger in United States history.] Strength of antiabortion movement discussed. [Convention MBR. - instructs audience in tactics.] [Committee general cnsl. Jim BOPP - threatens political pressure on elected officials.] Representative Henry Hyde's popularity with group noted; George McGovern, Birch Bayh mentioned. [HYDE - acknowledges lack of strength in Congress at present for constitutional amendment.] Proabortion demonstrations reported [Abortion Rights Coalition spokesperson Kappie WEBER - notes implications of current law.] Lack of violence mentioned.
REPORTER: Bob McNamara

McNamara, Bob;
Schieffer, Bob

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