CBS Evening News for Friday, Nov 11, 1988
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(Studio: Dan Rather) Report introduced.
(DC: Rita Braver) Suggestion by President Reagan's administration that Supreme Court use Kansas City, Missouri, case to overturn Roe versus Wade abortion decision reported [National Right to Life spokesperson Kay JAMES, National Abortion Rights Action League spokesperson Kate MICHELMAN - differ on issue.] Missouri law prohibiting public funding of abortions detailed; administration criticism of Roe. versus Wade noted. [On August 24, 1988, Attorney General Richard THORNBURGH - hopes for reconsideration by court] [MICHELMAN - comments on changes in Supreme Court] [University of Chicago law school Michael McCONNELL - comments.] Prediction by Roe versus Wade author justice Harry Blackmun that its days are numbered noted.
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