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California / Politics, Catholic Church and Abortion #325376

CBS Evening News for Tuesday, Dec 05, 1989
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(Studio: Dan Rather) Report introduced.

(San Diego, California: David Dow) Pro-choice California state senate candidate Lucy Killea reported reprimanded by Bishop Leo Maher; details given. [MAHER, KILLEA - offer differing views with regard to abortion.] [Archbishop of Chicago, Illinois, Joseph Cardinal BERNARDIN - opposes abortion.] Impt. of abortion as an election issue discussed. [Governor Mario CUOMO - opposes abortion but favors choice.] [University of Notre Dame Father Richard McBRIEN, University of Chicago professor Martin MARTY - fear backlash against Catholic Church on this issue.] Killea's opponent Carol Bentley mentioned.

Dow, David;
Rather, Dan

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