The Press and Abortion
Published October 1st 1988 by Routledge – 208 pages
Series: Routledge Communication Series
First published in 1988
"A model of excellent scholarship and writing."
Associate Professor, Clarke College
"Professor Olasky's calm, judicious reading of the evidence details the media's crucial role in molding public opinion. Regardless of their position on abortion, readers will reap rich dividends from The Press and Abortion."
President, National Right to Life
"The untold story has finally been told, and with the benefit of Marvin Olasky's careful judgment and graceful prose."
Contents: Part I:Abortion War One, 1838-1910. Madame Restell Builds a Business. Abortion Advances, 1840-1870. The New York Times - Part II:Spiking the Unborn Child, 1910-1965. Sounds of Silence. Greed and Corruption, 1930-1939. Building the Abortion Rationale. Heading Toward the Moon, 1950-1959. From Murder to Liberation. Part III:Abortion War Two, 1965-Present. The Triumph of Public Relations. Pulpits for Abortion, 1970-1974. "That No Fetus Will Be Born Alive". Ideology Versus Investigation, 1978-1985. A Lap Dog for the Abortion Lobby.