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'90 Elections / Abortion Issue #572084

NBC Evening News for Monday, Oct 29, 1990
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(Studio: Tom Brokaw) Report introduced.

(Washington: Lisa Myers) Reemergence of abortion as an issue in campaign '90 featured; scenes and campaign ads shown from Oregon campaign trail where Harry Lonsdale is challenging Senator Mark Hatfield, from Florida where gubernatorial candidate Lawton Chiles is emphasizing abortion rights and from Kansas where Governor Mike Hayden is fending off challenge from anti-abortion Democrat. [Pollster Celinda LAKE - says pro-choice candidate can pick up independent voters late in campaign.] Pennsylvania Governor Bob Casey said expecting to win big despite opposition by abortion rights groups. Reasons why abortion issue has faded in importance detailed. [Republican pollster Linda DIVALL - comments.]

Brokaw, Tom;
Myers, Lisa

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