Abortion without apology : a radical history for the 1990s / by Ninia Baehr.

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"Abortion Without Apology is based on audiotaped, videotaped, and filmed interviews produced for the 'Abortion Rap' workshops and for the film documentary 'With a Vengeance', and on letters solicited for this pamphlet. If not otherwise indicated, all quotes are drawn from the following sources: Byllye Avery, 'In Defense of Roe' conference, videotaped April 8, 1989; Lucinda Cisler, interview videotaped February 16, 1988; Lana Clarke Phelan, interview videotaped November 6, 1987; Constance Cook, interview audiotaped February 3, 1987; Carol Downer, interview videotaped November 4, 1987; Rowena Gurner, interview audiotaped November 5, 1987, and letters dated December 13, 1989, and December 15, 1989; Brenda Joyner, interview filmed April 8, 1989; "Jane", interveiew filmed November 13, 1988; Patricia Maginnis, interview videotaped November 5, 1987, and letter dated December 28, 1989; Sojourner McCauley, interview filmed June 29, 1989; Irene Peslikis, interview audiotaped December 17, 1987, and interview videotaped July 14, 1988; Lorraine Rothman, interview videotaped November 4, 1987."--From Acknowledgements.


Boston, MA : South End Press, [1990]

Physical description

67 pages : black and white illustrations ; 22 cm.


First edition.


Copy 1. Donor: This item was originally held in the Womens Health Library. It was donated to Wellcome in 2016 by the Feminist Library, which acted as temporary custodian following the closure of Women's Health Library archive, consisting of information files on a wide range of health issues, is held in the Wellcome Library (Reference: SA/WHL).
Copy 1. Former Womens Health Library shelfmark: T


The army of three: making abortion public -- Woman-controlled abortion: the self-help health movement -- Speak truth to power: the New York fight -- Lessons for the 1990s -- Organizing for the future.

Bibliographic information

Filmography: page 63.
Includes bibliographical references (pages 65-67).


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