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NBC Evening News for Friday, Sep 20, 1991
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(Studio: Tom Brokaw) Report introduced.

(Boston: Fred Briggs) Massachusetts Governor William Weld's proposed overhaul of state abortion laws featured; scenes shown of Weld speaking. [Archbishop of Boston Cardinal Bernard LAW - opposes Weld's initiative.] Massachusetts' previous strict abortion laws mentioned. Content of Weld's bill outlined on screen; reaction of abortion opponents to bill reported. [Massachusetts Citizens for Life Theresa HANLEY - says some politicians are willing to kill babies to win votes.] [Republicans for Choice Catherine SIBBLE, Value of Life Committee Dr. Joseph STANTON - comment.] [WELD - says there may be a majority in both houses for the legislation.]


Briggs, Fred;
Brokaw, Tom

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