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Abortion / Washington, DC March #318152

CBS Evening News for Friday, Jan 22, 1988
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(Studio: Dan Rather) Abortion controversy noted continuing; details given, scenes shown of Washington, DC anti-abortion march. Report introduced.

(DC: Deborah Potter) Abortion clinic operation featured. [Clinic manager Debra DELGADO - says gives good info.] Reagan administration reported publisher regulations prohibiting federally funded clinics from mentioning abortion. [Family Planning Association spokesperson Scott SWIRLING - condemns policy.] [Right to Life Committee spokesperson Kay JAMES - says abortion and family planning not same.] [Voice of REAGAN - explains policy to Washington, DC anti-abortion marchers.] State health departments and American Medical Association noted opposing policy. [American Medical Association Dr. Alan NELSON - says patients should have all information.] [JAMES - says abortion is taking life, not medical option.] Regulations' impact upon clinics discussed. [Planned Parenthood spokesperson Rosann WISMAN - says poor Americans will suffer.] Regulations' opponents quoted.

Potter, Deborah;
Rather, Dan

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