ABC News Forum: Abortion: The New Civil War #646601
ABC Special for Thursday, Nov 01, 1990
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The second of a two part examination of the issue of abortion, this broadcast is a live forum moderated by Peter Jennings (ABC) with former federal judge Robert Bork, National Abortion Rights Action League Executive Director Kate Michelman, National Right to Life Committee President John Willke, Planned Parenthood of America President Faye Wattleton, American Victims of Abortion Director Olivia Gans, obstetrician Dr. Jane Hodgson, Reverend Bobby Welch, Reverend Richard McBrien, The Nurturing Network Executive Director Mary Cunningham Agee, pollster Richard Wirthlin, journalist Roger Rosenblatt, New York State Assembly candidate Linda Bird Francke, and includes taped segments re: ABC difficulties in selling advertising for this broadcast with ABC Advertising Sales VP Larry Fried, and changes in politicians' positions on abortion with excerpts of statements by George Bush, Sen. John Durkin, congressional candidate David Emery, Ohio gubernatorial candidate Anthony Celebrezze, and Kansas Governor Mike Hayden; for information about part one see the record entitled "Peter Jennings Reporting: The New Civil War".
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