Bernard Nathanson

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Nathanson appearing on British TV discussion programme After Dark in 1997

Bernard N. Nathanson (July 31, 1926 – February 21, 2011) was an American medical doctor. He was known as the co-founder of the National Association for the Repeal of Abortion Laws — NARAL — later renamed National Abortion Rights Action League.

He was also the former director of New York City's Center for Reproductive and Sexual Health, but later became an anti-abortion activist. He was the narrator for the controversial 1984 anti-abortion movie The Silent Scream. He was born in New York City.

Nathanson died on February 21, 2011 of cancer in New York City, aged 84.[1]

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  1. Vincent, Stephen (21 February 2011). "Bernard Nathanson Dead at 84" Archived 2019-03-05 at the Wayback Machine, National Catholic Register, EWTN NEWS. Retrieved 21 February 2011.