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Medicine: Abortion Technology #331911

CBS Evening News for Tuesday, Mar 27, 1990
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(Studio: Dan Rather) Report introduced.

(Washington: Susan Spencer) Pro-choice advocates reported circulating videotape that describes technique called "Menstrual Extraction," whereby women can perform abortions on one another; details given of fear that abortion will be made illegal; scenes shown from tape. [National Abortion Federation executive director Barbara RADFORD - says tape is dangerous.] [Federation of Feminist Women's Health Centers Carol DOWNER, Women's Clinic director Charlotte TAFT - make predictions regarding impact that making abortions illegal would have.] Pro-choice advocates reported urging that French abortion pill RU-486 be tested in US. [Population Crisis Committee Sharon CAMP - says abortion pill will be smuggled from Great Britain when it is approved there.]

Reporter(s):
Rather, Dan;
Spencer, Susan
Duration:
00:03:10

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