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Abortion Beyond Clinics: Call Jane

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Abortion Beyond Clinics

In this episode, we explore new safe at-home abortion options and the growing movement for “self-managed abortions.”

Amidst changes to the Supreme Court of the United States, and after decades of restrictions to abortion access across the country, people continue to find ways to make this vital procedure safer, more affordable, and more accessible. Advances in medicine and discoveries made by women themselves have changed the kind of options available outside of clinics.

Image: McAllen Texas 1/21/2017 Photo By Robin Marty

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  • Making Contact’s adaptation of a piece by Hannah Nguyen and State of the Human at the Stanford Storytelling Project: a look back at the Jane Collective of the 1970’s in Chicago told by the Janes themselves: Jeanne Galatzer-Levy, Martha Scott, Judith Arcana
  • Original current interviews with:
  • Linci Comy, former executive director of Woman’s Choice Clinic, the West Coast Feminist Health Project
  • Nina Liss-Schultz, research editor at Mother Jones Magazine

Music: Universe in the Bath, Letmeknowyouanatole; Illumination I, Letmeknowyouanatole; Choose Another Way, Letmeknowyouanatole; Weightlessness, Daniel Birch

Archival Sound:

Roe v. Wade, Oyez

1973 CBS Evening News with Walter Cronkite (1/22/73), CBS

Third Presidential Debate Highlights | Trump, Clinton on Abortion, ABC News

Speaker Ryan’s Remarks at the March for Life, Speaker Paul Ryan

House’s 20-week abortion ban heads to the Senate, Fox News


  • Episode Producers: Charlotte Landes and Lisa Rudman
  • Freelance Producer: Hannah Nguyen
  • Producers: Anita Johnson, Salima Hamirani, Monica Lopez
  • Executive Director: Lisa Rudman
  • Web Editor: Dylan Heuer
  • Associate Producer: Aysha Choudary
  • Social Media Mixer: Jackie Marusiack   


  • Greylock by Blue Dot Sessions
  • Clay Pawn Shop by Blue Dot Sessions
  • Brushed Bells Leaving Home by Daniel Birch
  • Entonces by A. A. Aalto
  • Chris Zabriskie – It’s Always Too Late to Start Over and Readers! Do You Read

Author: Radio Project

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