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'89 Elections / Bush / Abortion Issue #324862

CBS Evening News for Friday, Nov 03, 1989
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(Studio: Dan Rather) Report introduced.

(Bloomfield, New Jersey: Lesley Stahl) President Bush reported campaign in Virginia for Republican gubernatorial candidate Marshall Coleman; details given of divisive abortion issue, scenes shown. [BUSH - campaigns.] Impact of abortion issue upon Bush's political future examined. [American College of OB/GYN Dr. Warren PEARSE - comments on scientific knowledge versus religion dogma.] Memo from Attorney General Richard Thornburgh to Justice Department employees with regard to adoption quoted on screen. Bush recalled vetoing two anti-abortion bills. [Representative Pat SCHROEDER - criticizes Bush.] [Political analyst William SCHNEIDER - says Bush depends upon right-to-life voters.] New Jersey gubernatorial candidate Representative James Courter noted also affected by abortion issue; scenes shown.

Rather, Dan;
Stahl, Lesley

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