The Times podcast: Future of Abortion Part 1 | Medicine
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Dr. Warren Hern has seen the past, present and future of the abortion debate in the United States. The Colorado doctor remembers treating women for illegal abortions, was there for the opening arguments of the landmark Supreme Court case Roe vs. Wade — and now fears what might happen if it’s struck down.
Today, Dr. Hern talks about his career.
Host: Gustavo Arellano
Guests: L.A. Times Houston bureau chief Molly Hennessy-Fiske
As a med student, he saw women nearly die from illegal abortions. At 83, he sees no end to his work
60 hours, 50 abortions: A California doctor’s monthly commute to a Texas clinic
California plans to be abortion sanctuary if Roe vs. Wade is overturned
About The Times
“The Times” is made by columnist Gustavo Arellano, senior producers Denise Guerra, Shannon Lin and Kasia Broussalian and producers Ashlea Brown and Angel Carreras. Our engineer is Mario Diaz. Our editor is Kinsee Morlan. Our executive producers are Jazmín Aguilera and Shani O. Hilton. Our theme song was composed by Andrew Eapen.