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Romania / Orphans and Abortion #329570

CBS Evening News for Wednesday, Jan 17, 1990
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(Studio: Dan Rather) Romanian government officials reported announcing upcoming trials of former aides to Nicolae Ceausescu; details given. Report introduced.

(Bucharest: Betsy Aaron) Uncertain future of Romanian orphans examined; details given; scenes shown. Ceausescu quoted regarding babies; former Romanian abortion policy reviewed. [Gynecologist Dr. Alexander COROIANO - says forty thousand women have died here because of illegal abortions.] [Jan GROSZYA - (thru translator) describes how his wife died while trying to give herself an abortion; blames Ceausescu for wife's death.] [Julia DOBRAI - describes physical and mental impact of having had illegal abortions.] Ceausescu's legacy noted living on through orphans his policies created.

Aaron, Betsy;
Rather, Dan

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