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Supreme Court / Thomas Nomination / Abortion / New York Protest / Now #582044

NBC Evening News for Saturday, Jul 06, 1991
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(Studio: Garrick Utley) The nomination of Clarence Thomas to the Supreme Court and the abortion issue featured; scenes shown from a demonstration in New York City organized by NOW against the Supreme Court's decision restricting abortion counseling and in opposition to President Bush's nomination of Thomas. [BUSH - nominates Thomas.] [Former Representative Elizabeth HOLTZMAN - says this could be death knell for Roe versus Wade.] [Americans United for Life Edward GRANT - espouses anti-abortion position.] [In in-studio interview, NOW executive vice president Patricia IRELAND - calls Thomas an extremist against individual rights; explains how NOW will fight the nomination.]

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