Production reel for the November 25, 1981 episode of The Velvet Sledgehammer. Producer Eileen Zalisk introduces the program, a continuation of the Women's Department's presentation of tapes edited and selected from the hearings of the Senate Judiciary Committee on the Constitution, the hearings on the topic of abortion. Begins with hearings from October 19, 1981, Chair Senator Orrin Hatch. He introduces Dr. Richard T. Schmidt, Professor of Obstetrics and Gynecology at the University of Cincinnati Medical School, Dr. George M. Ryan, Jr., dept of Obstetrics and Gynecology at the University of Tennessee, Dr. Jasper F. Williams, Jr. Chairman of the Dept. of Obstetrics and Gynecology at St. Bernard Hospital in Chicago, Dr. Haig Kazazian, Professor of Pediatrics at Johns Hopkins University, and Ms. Terry Barris Ford of Planned Parenthood, Maryland. Part 1 only.
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