CBS Evening News for Friday, Sep 20, 1991
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(Studio: Dan Rather) Report introduced.
(Washington: Eric Engberg) Bogus abortion clinics run by anti- abortion groups featured; videotape shown of CBS News producer Madeleine Kelly's concealed camera visit to suburban Washington, DC, clinic. [Videotaped clinic WORKER - talks to Kelly about effects of abortion.] Scenes shown from Congressional committee hearing on bogus abortion clinics. [At hearing, Shannon LOCKE - relates what she was told at bogus clinic.] Excerpt from film Kelly taped at bogus clinic shown. Congressional investigators' charges that some anti-abortion groups have orchestrated a nationwide effort using ads in the Yellow Pages to deceive women about clinics reported. [Americans United for Life Wendy STONE - comments.] Phone companies' failure to police the Yellow Pages for false advertising and call for federal government intervention mentioned.