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Abortion / Ford / Reagan / Poll #487273

NBC Evening News for Tuesday, Feb 03, 1976
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(Studio) President Ford favors const. amendment giving each state right to decide if abortions legal. He opposes const. amendment outlawing abortion but doesn't agree with Supreme Court decision legalizing it. CBS anchorman, Walter Cronkite, interviewed Ford.
REPORTER: John Chancellor

(DC) Ford doesn't believe in abortion on demand. Betty Ford has called Supreme Court ruling "great, great decision." Ford wants const. amendment for each state to adopt its own abortion rules.
REPORTER: Tom Brokaw

(Studio) Ford not far from Ronald Reagan's abortion stand. Reagan only for abortions in extreme cases.
REPORTER: John Chancellor

(New Hampshire) January 6, 1976, film shown. [REAGAN - says abortion is taking of human life.]
REPORTER: No reporter given

(Studio) `75 Gallup poll showed 20% believed abortion to be legal anytime; 20% against it anytime and 54% thought it should be legal in limited circumstances.
REPORTER: John Chancellor

Brokaw, Tom;
Chancellor, John

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