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Supreme Court / Abortion Ruling / Reaction #328244

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

(Kennebunkport, ME: Wyatt Andrews) President Bush's reaction to Supreme Court's abortion ruling examined. [White House chief of staff John SUNUNU - says Bush wants reversal of Roe versus Wade.] [BUSH - comments.] Bush noted not treating abortion issue with same fervor as he has flag desecration.

(Studio: Dan Rather) CBS News poll results given with regard to abortion issue. Report introduced.

(NYC: Richard Schlesinger) Public opinion with regard to abortion examined; scenes shown from 1965 documentary with regard to illegal abortions. [Operation Rescue spokesperson Randall TERRY, GIRL, Women's Health Services spokesperson Sue ROSELLE - comment on abortion.] Today's ruling noted giving states right to stop funding for abortions performed in public hospitals. [In shadows, WOMAN - comments on her situation.] Anti-abortion protests discussed. [WOMAN, Planned Parenthood spokesperson Phyllis KINSLER - comment.]

Andrews, Wyatt;
Rather, Dan;
Schlesinger, Richard

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