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'Vera Drake' Deals with Abortion During the 1950s

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'Vera Drake' Deals with Abortion During the 1950s

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'Vera Drake' Deals with Abortion During the 1950s

'Vera Drake' Deals with Abortion During the 1950s

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Vera Drake is the title of a new film by British director Mike Leigh that takes an intimate look at abortion in the 1950s. The film is now showing in New York. Hear NPR's David D'Arcy.