NBC Evening News for Wednesday, Sep 09, 1987
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(Studio: Tom Brokaw) "Jane Roe's" role in Supreme Court's 1973 abortion ruling recalled.
(DC: Carl Stern) Roe, actually Norma McCorvey, said recanting her claim of rape, basis of her decision to seek abortion which led to Roe versus Wade ruling; details given, scenes shown. Her current role in effort to defeat Robert Bork's Supreme Court nomination noted. [August 2, 1987, McCORVEY - explains opposing Bork.] Recent newspaper's description of McCorvey quoted. [In interview with Carl Rowan courtesy WUSA-TV, McCORVEY - recants rape story; explains.] [National Right to Life spokesperson Dr. John WILLKE, National Abortion Rights Action League spokesperson Kate MICHELMAN -disagree on significance of McCorvey's confession.]
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