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Ten O'Clock News; Murphy and abortion issue

01/22/1990

Evelyn Murphy addresses women political activists on abortion rights at a celebration of the 17th anniversary of Roe v. Wade. She pledges to uphold pro-choice stand. National Organization of Women (NOW) goes after Frank Bellotti for only recently switching to pro-choice position for political reasons. Interview with Murphy, and footage of Murphy at a campaign rally. B-roll follows of speakers and audience members at the anniversary celebration, and abortion rights picket line in front of Domino's Pizza in Cambridge.


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Series
Ten O'Clock News
Title

Murphy and abortion issue

Series Description

NIGHTLY NEWS WITH CHRISTOPHER LYDON AND CARMEN FIELDS Began January 1976. Replaced evening news show EVENING COMPASS. Original host: Steve Nevas. Other anchors, Christopher Lydon (1977-91) and Gail Harris (1983). In 1980 - hour long. Ended in 1991.

(PREDECESSORS: Louis Lyons began news operations at WGBH in 1952. The News at 10 began in 1966. The Reporters premiered in 1970. The Evening Compass started in 1974.) Series release date: 1/1976

Duration

00:09:04

Asset Type

Broadcast program

Media Type

Video

Subjects
Speeches, addresses, etc.
Political campaigns
Picketing
Women political activists
Murphy, Evelyn F.
Abortion
Locations
Cambridge (Mass.)
Genres
News Report
Topics
News
Contributors
George, Christy (Reporter)
Murphy, Evelyn F. (Interviewee)
Citation
Chicago: “Ten O'Clock News; Murphy and abortion issue,” 01/22/1990, WGBH Media Library & Archives, accessed December 3, 2016, http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_A4C06EE1D2B94A3996D99ED804A42E86.
MLA: “Ten O'Clock News; Murphy and abortion issue.” 01/22/1990. WGBH Media Library & Archives. Web. December 3, 2016. <http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_A4C06EE1D2B94A3996D99ED804A42E86>.
APA: Ten O'Clock News; Murphy and abortion issue. Boston, MA: WGBH Media Library & Archives. Retrieved from http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_A4C06EE1D2B94A3996D99ED804A42E86
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