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Supreme Court / Pennsylvania Abortion Law Ruling #587309

NBC Evening News for Monday, Jun 29, 1992
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(Studio: Tom Brokaw) Report introduced.

(Washington: Lisa Myers) Today's Supreme Court ruling on a Pennsylvania law restricting abortions featured; details given. [National Right to Life Committee Wanda FRANZ; Planned Parenthood David ANDREWS, Operation Rescue Randall TERRY - comment on the decision.] Court argument of Justice Sandra Day O'Connor quoted; arguments of Justices Anthony Kennedy and David Souter summarized. Justices voting to overturn the Roe versus Wade decision named. Justice Harry Blackmun's comment noted. [Planned Parenthood Kathryn KOLBERT - comments.] (Artist: Betty Wells)

(Studio: Tom Brokaw) Report introduced.

(Capitol Hill: Andrea Mitchell) Political impact of today's abortion ruling featured; scenes shown of President Bush, who issued a written statement on the ruling. [On March 3, BUSH - says he supports the right to life.] [Governor Bill CLINTON - comments on the ruling.] Undeclared presidential candidate Ross Perot quoted on the ruling. [Republicans for Choice Ann STONE - comments on voting for Perot.] [On "Meet the Press", PEROT - says married couples should discuss abortion.] [Senator George MITCHELL - says Congress must act to preserve abortion rights.] [Democratic pollster Harrison HICKMAN - comments.]

(Studio: Tom Brokaw) Interview held with Planned Parenthood administrator Dayle Steinberg and National Right to Life Committee Nancy Myers. [STEINBERG, MYERS - comment on the ruling.] [STEINBERG - talks about the Freedom of Choice Act.] [MYERS - notes political impact of ruling.]

Reporter(s):
Brokaw, Tom;
Mitchell, Andrea;
Myers, Lisa;
Wells, Betty
Duration:
00:08:00

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