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Abortion portrayal

The Knick (television)

Notes:

Cornelia Robertson reveals that she’s pregnant by Dr. Algernon Edwards and wants to have an abortion. Dr. Edwards agrees to perform the abortion, but backs out at the last minute. Cornelia finds another way to have the abortion.

KEYWORDS: Pregnancy decision.

Episodes: The Golden Lotus, Crutchfield
Release date: October 17, 2014
Time setting: Past (1900-1972)
Geographical setting: US (New York)
Abortion legality: Illegal
Health outcomes: None
Character age: 30-39
Genre: Drama, Historical, Medical
Network: Cinemax

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