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Commentary: Roe v. Wade 'one of the worst tragedies in American history'

6:17 PM, Jan. 22, 2013
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I vividly remember Jan. 22, 1973. Richard Nixon had just been inaugurated for a second term. That thought depressed me. Lyndon Johnson, a virtual exile in Texas, died of a heart attack. And the news of a breakthrough in negotiations to end the Vietnam War commanded attention. It seemed we might get our POWs back.

I was in Washington, D.C. when the Roe v. Wade ruling was handed down by the Supreme Court. The drizzly, cold, wet, dreary weather matched my mood. I was deeply confused and disoriented by the news. The New York Times and The Washington Post hailed the high court ruling, pronouncing it the ...

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