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The Abortion Pill

The Abortion Pill
55:02 | 1999

Categories: History, Politics

THE ABORTION PILL is a PBS News and Public Affairs special that tells the explosive story of RU486. This award winning program dramatically weaves the political history of the abortion wars with the decade long fight to bar RU486 from the U.S. for over a decade.

Called the moral property of women, by supporters, and the death pill by opponents, the film features dramatic portraits of key players. From the pills inventor, Etienne Beaulieu, to his bitter foe, Ken Dupin, we travel from a pro-life boot camp in Florida to a French clinic, from India, to Brazil, to England, and finally, to the United States, where its introduction was heralded as a revolutionary development in the right to abortion. 

New war zone, new tactics. -New York Times. 

Balanced treatments. -USA Today


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