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Abortion / Bogus Clinics / Manassas, Virginia #582739

NBC Evening News for Thursday, Sep 19, 1991
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(Studio: Tom Brokaw) Report introduced.

(Washington: Lisa Myers) Manassas, Virginia, bogus abortion clinic, which tries to talk women out of abortions, featured. [Disguised WOMAN - says clinic misrepresents itself; adds that they told her she would be a baby murderer if she got an abortion.] Congressional investigators' estimate of number of bogus abortion clinics run by anti-abortion activists given; details given and scenes shown of NBC producer Terri Schafer's hidden camera visit to Manassas clinic; excerpt shown of film played there. [Disguised WOMAN - comments on film she saw at Manassas clinic.] [Representative Ron WYDEN - says this is deception.] [Operation Rescue Randall TERRY - comments.] State of New York's move against bogus clinics outlined on screen. [New York attorney general Robert ABRAMS - says clinics may not deceive individuals in violation of state laws.]

Brokaw, Tom;
Myers, Lisa

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