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Choices of the Heart: the Margaret Sanger Story (True Stories Collection)
Choices of the Heart the Margaret Sanger Story
True Stories Collection
Actors: Dana Delany, Henry Czerny, Rod Steiger, Julie Khaner, Tom McCamus
Director: Paul Shapiro
Genres: Drama, Television
NR     2005     1hr 32min

Choices of the Heart: The Margaret Sanger Story is the dramatic story of public heroism, personal passion, and the private sacrifice of one woman's historic fight to promote family planning and sex education in the e...  more »

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Actors: Dana Delany, Henry Czerny, Rod Steiger, Julie Khaner, Tom McCamus
Director: Paul Shapiro
Creators: Alar Kivilo, Paul Shapiro, Pia Di Ciaula, Clara George, Jennifer Alward, Julian Marks, Matt Dorff
Genres: Drama, Television
Sub-Genres: Drama, Drama
Format: DVD - Color - Closed-captioned
DVD Release Date: 11/22/2005
Original Release Date: 03/08/1995
Theatrical Release Date: 03/08/1995
Release Year: 2005
Run Time: 1hr 32min
Screens: Color
Number of Discs: 1
SwapaDVD Credits: 1
Total Copies: 1
Members Wishing: 0
MPAA Rating: NR (Not Rated)
Languages: English
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Movie Reviews

The Great American Propaganda Story
Elsie | Central IL | 09/30/2009
(1 out of 5 stars)

"Margaret Sanger -- socialist, eugenicist, atheist, fugivitve from the law, divorcee, sexually promiscuous, racist. Oh, but the movie forgot to mention most of these facts. I guess they didn't want to mix in too much truth and make a movie about the real Margaret Sanger. Sanger said, "Apply a stern and rigid policy of sterilization and segregation to that grade of population whose progeny is already tainted or whose inheritance is such that objectionable traits may be transmitted to offspring." I didn't hear that quote in the movie, either. I wonder who she would put in charge of choosing which couples were worthy of reproducing? She's the founder of Planned Parenthood, primary provider of the 3 to 5 million abortions that are perfomed in this country every year. Hey, maybe we should have a national holiday to honor her. And think of how many more people would actually be alive to do so if it wasn't for the accomplishments of Margaret Sanger.

It's too bad there's not an option to give a zero star rating. This deserves it."
Glamorises a bigot and baby killer
James M. Dearras | Richmond, VA | 06/03/2008
(1 out of 5 stars)

"She focused her efforts on promoting abortions to the black "race" to eliminate inferiors from our country. Thanks to her efforts, one in two pregnancies in black women end now with infanticide. Certianly no one to look up to."
I Absolutely Loved This Movie!!!
Dudley Delany | Virginia Beach, VA, USA | 08/17/2007
(5 out of 5 stars)

"Starring Dana Delany in one of her most moving performances, this movie dramatizes the inspiring true story of Margaret Sanger, a registered nurse and woman of uncommon valor who championed the reproductive rights of women in the slums of New York City during the early part of 20th century. Spending time in jail for her convictions, she eventually went on to found the organization now known as Planned Parenthood. The presentation was beautifully cast, beautifully written, and beautifully performed. It is an absolute "must see" for anyone interested in the history of women's rights, of nursing, and of health care in general."