AKA Jane Roe

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  • TV-MA
  • 2020
  • 1 Season
  • 6.9  (470)

AKA Jane Roe is a portrait of Norma McCorvey, the "Jane Roe" whose unwanted pregnancy led to the 1973 case that legalized abortion nationwide, Roe v. Wade. The documentary unravels the mysteries closely guarded by McCorvey throughout her life. Considered too divisive and unpredictable by many in the pro-choice movement, McCorvey stunned the world in 1995 when she switched sides to crusade against her own case, as an anti-abortion firebrand. Norma McCorvey died of heart failure on February 18, 2017, at the age of 69. Now, in never-before-seen final interviews, McCorvey gives a startling deathbed confession. In candid one-on-one interviews, filmed across the last year of her life, McCorvey reveals the truth behind her astonishing story. Also featured are friends of McCorvey's and key figures from both sides of the abortion fight. Behind the sensational headlines and furious public debate for and against abortion lies the enigmatic Texas woman whose case started it all: Norma McCorvey.

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AKA: Jane Roe
1. AKA: Jane Roe
May 22, 2020
Norma McCorvey died of heart failure on February 18, 2017, at the age of 69. Now, in never-before-seen final interviews, McCorvey gives a startling deathbed confession. In candid one-on-one interviews, filmed across the last year of her life, McCorvey reveals the truth behind her astonishing story. Also featured are friends of McCorvey’s and key figures from both sides of the abortion fight.
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AKA Jane Roe is a portrait of Norma McCorvey, the "Jane Roe" whose unwanted pregnancy led to the 1973 case that legalized abortion nationwide, Roe v. Wade. The documentary unravels the mysteries closely guarded by McCorvey throughout her life. Considered too divisive and unpredictable by many in the pro-choice movement, McCorvey stunned the world in 1995 when she switched sides to crusade against her own case, as an anti-abortion firebrand.

Norma McCorvey died of heart failure on February 18, 2017, at the age of 69. Now, in never-before-seen final interviews, McCorvey gives a startling deathbed confession. In candid one-on-one interviews, filmed across the last year of her life, McCorvey reveals the truth behind her astonishing story. Also featured are friends of McCorvey's and key figures from both sides of the abortion fight.

Behind the sensational headlines and furious public debate for and against abortion lies the enigmatic Texas woman whose case started it all: Norma McCorvey.

AKA Jane Roe is a series that is currently running and has 1 seasons (1 episodes). The series first aired on May 22, 2020.

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AKA Jane Roe is available for streaming on the FX website, both individual episodes and full seasons. You can also watch AKA Jane Roe on demand at Amazon, Hulu and Apple TV.

  • Premiere Date
    May 22, 2020
  • IMDB Rating
    6.9  (470)