Talking Across the Abortion Divide

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How do you talk about the abortion issue with someone who disagrees with you? Does it turn into a screaming match or is it the issue you just ignore? As the 30th anniversary of Roe v. Wade approaches, host Neal Conan talks with a group of women who've found an alternative way to talk about their different views on abortion.


Nicki Nichols Gamble
*A member of the Public Conversations Project on abortion
*Director of the Center for Reproductive Law and Policy
*Served as president and CEO of the Planneed Parenthood League of Massachusetts for 25 years

Madeline McComish
*Member of the Public Conversations Project on abortion
*Serves on the executive board of the Massachusetts Citizens for Life and is their past president

Deborah Tannen
*Author of The Argument Culture: Moving from Debate to Dialogue
*Author of I Only Say This Because I Love You: Talking to Your Parents, Partner, Sibs, and Kids When You're All Adults



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