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Italy / Abortion Law / Terrorism #54569

ABC Evening News for Tuesday, Jun 06, 1978
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(Studio) Report on Italy's abortion law, which goes into effect today and contd. obstacles faced by Italian women in getting abortion.
REPORTER: Harry Reasoner

(Rome, Italy) Int. in new law shown by Italian women and problems they continue to face in getting abortions outlined. Law's provision that physicians may sign necessary forms and be legally exempt from having to perform abortions detailed; number of physicians who have already done this at Rome's biggest hospital, and Rome medical association's predictions about physicians' reaction to this provision of law reported [Italian feminist ELIZABETH - says it's likely that whole hospitals and individual physicians will refuse to perform operation.] Impact of abortion law's failure on poor neighborhoods in Italy noted.
REPORTER: Bill Stewart

(Studio) New terrorist incident in Italian city of Udine and Rome authorities' chgs. against 3 more in kidnap/murder of Aldo Moro reported.
REPORTER: Harry Reasoner

Reasoner, Harry;
Stewart, Bill

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