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Roe v. Wade Turns 41 Today. Here’s How TV News Covered the Case

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Olga Belogolova
Jan. 22, 2014, 10:44 a.m.

On Janu­ary 22, 1973, the Su­preme Court handed down a de­cision on Roe v. Wade de­cid­ing the leg­al­ity of abor­tions na­tion­wide. The video above is a com­pil­a­tion of the three ma­jor tele­vi­sion net­works’ nightly news cov­er­age of the case. 


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