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United Nations World Population Conference #602124

NBC Evening News for Sunday, Sep 04, 1994
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(Studio: Deborah Roberts) Report introduced.

(Cairo: Tom Aspell) The politics of planning world population reform at the UN-sponsored conference in Cairo, Egypt, examined; details given of the opposition of the Roman Catholic Church and Islam to views on sex and abortion. [In speech, POPE John Paul II - (thru translator) calls for a resistance to abortion.] [On "Meet the Press", Vice President Al GORE - backs choice.] Statistics on the world's surging population cited. [MIT's Henry KENDALL - calls for voluntary stabilization of population.] The conference's concern with the allocation of funds to developing countries to encourage lower birth rates noted.

Aspell, Tom;
Roberts, Deborah

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