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Washington, DC / Abortion / Campaign '92 / Demonstrations / Roe vs. Wade #583231

NBC Evening News for Wednesday, Jan 22, 1992
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(Studio: Tom Brokaw) Today's 19th anniversary of the Roe versus Wade decision on abortion noted. Report introduced.

(Washington: Lisa Myers) Role of the abortion issue in the '92 presidential campaign featured; scenes shown of anti-abortion and pro- choice demonstrators in Washington, DC. [Via telephone call to anti- abortion demonstrators, President BUSH - states his position on abortion.] [Representative Christopher SMITH - talks about Bush's anti-abortion stance.] Excerpt shown from abortion rights television ad; all five Democratic presidential candidates said to be pro-choice; scenes of them shown. [Democratic pollster Peter HART, Republican pollster Linda DiVALL - cite impact of abortion issue in presidential race.] (Artist: Betty Wells)

Brokaw, Tom;
Myers, Lisa;
Wells, Betty

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