Van Heflin As Sen. Quincy George.
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Alan Miller
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Senator Quincy George
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Howard Drumm
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Karen Miller
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Barstow
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Gus Iverson
Michael Larrain ...
Sandy
Philip Bourneuf ...
Dr. Tyler
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Sergeant O'Connell (as James A. Watson)
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Shelley Drumm
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Woman in Subway
Roy Engel ...
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Ivor Francis ...
Doctor Young
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Ticket Clerk
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In a badly-overpopulated future, where each couple is only allowed one child and where people over 65 are forbidden medical care under a very draconian set of laws, a young couple, pregnant with their second child (the first died shortly after birth) enlist the help of an elderly former US Senator to help them escape to Canada. Written by Randy Goldberg <gaellon@inch.com>

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5 October 1971 (USA)  »

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The Day They Took the Babies Away  »

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This TV movie was Van Heflin's final performance. He died of a heart attack three months before the original broadcast, making the death of his character all the more poignant. See more »

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References Assassin of Youth (1937) See more »

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Before Roe. . .
30 October 1999 | by (Houston, TX) – See all my reviews

Before Roe v. Wade, and the pro-abortion cult became the state's approved PC religion, the ABC Movie-of-the-Week folks turned out this surprisingly prophetic film. Set in a time when the American democracy had devolved into fascism, and personal freedom was little more than a cliche, this was intended to be a look into a bizarre futuristic world, something like "Brave New World". Nearly thirty years later, that future seems right around the corner.


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