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NBC Evening News for Wednesday, Jun 26, 1991
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(Studio: Tom Brokaw) Reports introduced.

(Capitol: Andrea Mitchell) Vote in the House on a bill that would lift the ban on abortion counseling at federally funded clinics featured. [Representatives William ZELIFF, Henry HYDE, John PORTER - debate abortion issue.] Findings of NBC News/"Wall Street Journal" poll on public's opinion about the ban on abortion counseling outlined on screen. President Bush said stating he will veto such a bill. [BUSH - says his position is clear.]

(Studio: Tom Brokaw) Report introduced.

(Washington: Lisa Myers) Abortion as a political issue examined; scenes shown from the protest battle lines for and against abortion. [Three PEOPLE, National Abortion Rights Action League Kate MICHELMAN, Bill MATHES, Operation Rescue Randall TERRY - comment.] NARAL's planned nationwide ad campaign previewed and shown.

(Studio: Tom Brokaw; Capitol: Andrea Mitchell; Washington: Lisa Myers) Bush's view and what would happen if Supreme Court overturned Roe vs. Wade discussed.

Brokaw, Tom;
Mitchell, Andrea;
Myers, Lisa

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