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Justice Ruth Bader Ginsberg in Conversation With Bill Moyers 81 min.

This program features a discussion between veteran journalist Bill Moyers and Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsberg, recorded at Union Theological Seminary's Judith Davidson Moyers Women of Spirit Award Lecture. In this wide-ranging discussion they cover such topics as her experience studying literature with Vladimir Nabakov, her love of the law, her moral compass and belief in justice, and th...

Formats: DVDStreaming Copyright Date: 2020

Episode 1: Gaylon Alcaraz (No Choice) 5 min.

Gaylon Alcaraz grew up on the South Side of Chicago and attended a Catholic girls school where she didn’t receive comprehensive sex education. She was 17 years old when she first became pregnant. She knew she was not ready to become a mother, so she had an abortion. Today Gaylon, a mother of two, is a reproductive justice activist fighting for the women in her community. This is her story.

Formats: DVDStreaming Copyright Date: 2017

Episode 2: Dr. Waldo Fielding (No Choice) 6 min.

In the 1950s, Dr. Waldo Fielding was an obstetrician working at Harlem Hospital in Manhattan. He remembers women from the community coming to him — many terrified they would be reported — with complications from backroom abortions. After Roe, he remembers the protestors at his Boston clinic and the harassment women endured just to access medical care. This is his story.

Formats: DVDStreaming Copyright Date: 2017

Episode 3: Lynne Hanley (No Choice) 6 min.

When Lynne Hanley was studying English at Cornell, she fell in love. When she tried to get contraception, she was told she had to be married to get it. After she realized she was pregnant, she went to a local doctor who lectured her, telling her she would be punished if she tried to end her pregnancy. This is her story.

Formats: DVDStreaming Copyright Date: 2017

Episode 4: Danielle Lang (No Choice) 5 min.

Today, Danielle Lang is a voting-rights attorney. But at the age of 22, when she was studying for law school, she became pregnant because of a contraception failure. She and her partner felt they were not ready to be parents. After her abortion, Danielle found herself confronting the stigma surrounding her choice. This is her story.

Formats: DVDStreaming Copyright Date: 2017

Episode 5: Valerie Peterson (No Choice) 6 min.

When Valerie Peterson became pregnant with her third child, her doctor told her the child wasn’t developing properly. The grim diagnosis meant Valerie had a choice to make. She could carry the pregnancy to term and deliver a stillborn baby, or she could have an abortion. Living in Texas, Valerie faced access and scheduling restrictions that made her decision to end the pregnancy much more difficul...

Formats: DVDStreaming Copyright Date: 2017

Episode 6: Marge Piercy (No Choice) 6 min.

Marge Piercy is 81 years old. She grew up in a working-class neighborhood in Detroit. In 1953, during her freshman year of college, she fell in love. In those days, contraception was illegal in most states, and it was certainly illegal for unmarried women. She had dreams of becoming a writer. She didn’t want to have a baby. This is her story.

Formats: DVDStreaming Copyright Date: 2017

Episode 7: Holly Alvarado (No Choice) 5 min.

Today, Holly Alvarado is a proud US military veteran. But in 2009, as she was getting ready to leave for a tour of duty in Iraq, she realized she was pregnant. She wanted to end the pregnancy and deploy with her team, but she couldn’t get an abortion from a military doctor because of a federal law restricting military abortions. This is her story.

Formats: DVDStreaming Copyright Date: 2017

Episode 8: Liz Young (No Choice) 6 min.

Liz Young was the first person in her family to go to Berkeley. While there during the free speech movement of the early 1960s, she experienced new freedoms and political ideas that she had not encountered in her sheltered traditional Chinese upbringing. At the age of 22 she accidentally became pregnant, and found herself in the underground world to get an abortion. This is her story.

Formats: DVDStreaming Copyright Date: 2017

No Choice 43 min.

Although 59 percent of US adults say that abortion should be legal in all or most cases, it remains one of the most divisive issues in America: Not a week passes without headlines chronicling attempts at every level of government to deny or defend women’s reproductive rights. This series features interviews with brave women — and one male doctor — who tell their stories, and think about what Ameri...

Formats: DVDStreaming Copyright Date: 2017