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Jean Pakter, Who Made New York a Model for Safe Abortions, Dies at 101

May 22, 2012


New York Times, May 22, 2012 by PAUL VITELLO Dr. Jean Pakter, a former health official who made New York City a national model for providing safe, legal abortions and led an innovative effort to educate women about the benefits of birth control, prenatal nutrition and breast-feeding, died on Tuesday in Manhattan. She was 101. […]