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Abortion / Supreme Court / Buffalo, New York #586207

NBC Evening News for Wednesday, Apr 22, 1992
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(Studio: Tom Brokaw) Report introduced.

(Supreme Court: Lisa Myers) Supreme Court hearing re: Pennsylvania's law restricting abortions featured; potential legal and political ramifications noted; scenes shown of people waiting outside the Supreme Court; provisions of Pennsylvania law listed. [Pennsylvania Governor Robert CASEY - talks about protecting the unborn.] [ACLU (American Civil Liberties Union) attorney Kathryn KOLBERT - says the case is about making abortion illegal.] Supreme Court arguments of Kolbert, Justices Sandra Day O'Connor and Anthony Kennedy, Pennsylvania attorney general, and Solicitor General Kenneth Starr summarized. [National Abortion Rights Action League Kate MICHELMAN - says pro-choice Americans reject President Bush.] [Pollster Neil NEWHOUSE - comments on role of abortion issue in the presidential election.] (Artist: Betty Wells)

(Studio: Tom Brokaw) Report introduced.

(Amherst: Mike Boettcher) Continuing battle between pro-life and abortion rights activists in Buffalo, New York, featured; scenes shown of arrests of anti-abortion protesters, pro-choice protests. [Assembly of God Church Reverend Robert SCHENCK - talks about social crisis.] [Pro-choice PROTESTER - says Buffalo clinics are open today.] [PROTESTERS - debate the issue.]

Boettcher, Mike;
Brokaw, Tom;
Myers, Lisa

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