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Abortion portrayal

Upstairs, Downstairs (television)

Notes:

Lady Persie tells Hallam that she is pregnant, but all these events are over-shadowed by the German invasion of Czechoslovakia, making war a far more realistic possibility than before. Despite Hallam not wanting her to have an abortion, Persie has one and needs his help recovering from her encounter with an illegal abortion provider.

KEYWORDS: Pregnancy decision, abortion funding.

Episodes: A Perfect Specimen of Woman
Release date: October 22, 2011
Time setting: Past (1900-1972)
Geographical setting: Non-US (England)
Abortion legality: Illegal
Health outcomes: Death
Character age: 20-29
Genre: Drama, Historical
Network: PBS

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