Examination of New York's liberal abortion laws which went into effect on July 1, 1970. This program asks whether women are better off now under the new laws, whether poor people can now get abortions in public facilities, and what health institutions are doing to prepare for the results of the new law. Includes interviews with Alfred Moran, executive vice president of Planned Parenthood; John Settle, president of Abortion Counseling Information and Referral Services; Sheila Doran, Women's Abortion Project; Merle Goldberg, Women's Abortion Project; and Frances Beal, Black Women's Liberation activist.
This recording has been digitally preserved as part of Pacifica's American Women Making History and Culture: 1963-1982 grant preservation project, and is available for research and reference . Please contact the archives via telephone: 818-506-1077 or email: americanwomen at pacificaradioarchives dot org for information on how to obtain a copy of this program. Thank you.