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Campaign '88 / Iowa / Women's Conference #112011

ABC Evening News for Saturday, Jan 23, 1988
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(Studio: Barry Serafin) Report introduced.

(Des Moines, Iowa: Chris Bury) Discussion of women's issue by Democrat pres. cands. in Iowa reported; scenes shown of conference meeting of women's activist groups. [National Women's Pol. Caucus spokesperson Irene NATIVIDAD - gives examples of what economy issues mean to women.] Issue of day care ctrs. noted. [Representative Richard GEPHARDT - says he wants strategy for child care.] [Governor Michael DUKAKIS, Bruce BABBITT -discuss women's issues.] Absence of Republican cands. from meeting noted. [Fund for the Feminist Major spokesperson Eleanor SMEAL - calls absence of Republicans slap in face to women.] [Bus. and Professional Women spokesperson Beth WRAY - wonders why Gary Hart not here.] Women cands. Geraldine Ferraro and Patricia Schroeder mentioned. [WRAY -comments on future opportunity for female president cand.] Lack of backing of any candidate by women noted.

Bury, Chris;
Serafin, Barry

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