Nellie Gray

March for Life foundress Nellie Gray with Jessie Helms

[20010822 (LA) -- Nellie Gray, president of the March for Life, and Helms at a news conference in 1980. -- PHOTOGRAPHER: Associated Press] *** [FILE--Nellie Gray, president of the March for Life, Inc., left, and Sen. Jesse Helms, co-sponsor of the proposed "Human life" constitutional amendment, discuss their attempt to rally support for the amendment at a news conference in this Jan. 22, 1980 file photo. Helms, one of the most powerful conservative voices in Congress, plans to retire when his term expires in 2003, The Associated Press learned Tuesday, Aug. 21, 2001. Two sources who spoke with staffers in Helms' office said Tuesday the five-term Republican will announce his retirement plans Wednesday night on WRAL-TV. (AP Photo, Schwarz, File)] ** Usable by LA and DC Only **

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