Life on the Line
As a nurse in 1967, she witnessed firsthand the shame and suffering of women in the age of illegal abortion. As leader of the nation’s most influential reproductive-rights organization from 1978 to 1992, she would face fierce opposition — and be divided ideologically from her own mother, a strict fundamentalist minister. LIFE ON THE LINE vividly retraces the steps of Faye Wattleton’s controversial journey. It is a story of great courage and determination in the face of adversity.