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Abortion (Part II) #299971

CBS Evening News for Wednesday, Jan 23, 1985
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(Studio) Report introduced.
REPORTER: Dan Rather

(Portland, OR) Questions posed for both supporters and opponents of abortion by med technology's increase sophistication examined; films shown. Scenes from "The Silent Scream" discussed, shown. [Dr. Gary PROHASKA - considers "The Silent Scream" dangerous.] [Dr. Bernard NATHANSON - explains his conversion from abortionist to anti-abortionist.] [PROHASKA - believes woman has more rights than fetus.] [NATHANSON - predicts ability to sustain early fetus outside uterus soon.] Pol., social and technological changes undergone by United States since Supreme Court's 1973 abortion decision considered.
REPORTER: Lem Tucker

Rather, Dan;
Tucker, Lem

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