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COLLECTION Identifier: Vt-4

Videotape collection of the National Abortion Rights Action League, 1977-1992

Talk show interviews and debates, news reports, speeches, narrated programs, TV spots, and footage of the 1986 National Abortion Rights Action League (NARAL) conference and march in Washington, D.C.

Dates

  • 1977-1992

Creator

Language of Materials

Materials in English.

Access Restrictions:

Access. An appointment is required before viewing.

Conditions Governing Use

Copyright. Copyright varies from tape to tape; see individual tape descriptions.

Extent

4 linear feet ((4 cartons) plus electronic records)

Talk show interviews and debates, news reports, speeches, narrated programs, TV spots, and footage of the 1986 NARAL conference and march in Washington, D.C. Speakers on both sides of the issue cover such topics as rape and incest, federal funding of abortions, morality, sexual ethics, abortion clinic bombings, illegal abortion, the black liberation movement, women's rights, men's rights, the Roe v. Wade decision, and the Reagan era.

NARAL's web site is being captured periodically as part of Harvard University Library's Web Archive Collection (WAX).

History

NARAL is a national lobbying and membership organization which was devoted to obtaining, and later to maintaining, the availability of safe, legal abortions. The initials stood for the National Association for the Repeal of Abortion Laws from the organization's founding in 1969 until 1973, when the Supreme Court decision in Roe v. Wade made abortion legal.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Accession numbers: 79-M278--92-M215

These videotapes were given to the Schlesinger Library between November 1979 and December 1992 by the National Abortion Rights Action League.

Related Material:

There is related material at the Schlesinger Library; see Records of the National Abortion Rights Action League, 1968-1976 (MC 313.) and Additional records of National Abortion Rights Action League, 1967-2004 (MC 714).

Processing Information

Processed: October 1993

By: Katherine Herrlich
Link to catalog
Title
National Abortion Rights Action League. Videotape collection of the National Abortion Rights Action League, 1977-1992: A Finding Aid
Author
Arthur and Elizabeth Schlesinger Library on the History of Women in America
EAD ID
sch01197

Repository Details

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