ABC Evening News for Monday, Jan 04, 1988
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(Studio: Peter Jennings) Limitations on women in United States military reported Report introduced.
(Denmark: Don Kladstrup) Suzanne Bechfeldt, first female tank leader in Denmark, featured. [BECHFELT - accepts challenge to show women can do what men can do.] Denmark's efforts to test women for combat roles noted; details given, scenes shown. [Captain C.H. BOSE - comments on seeing women in uniform.] Issue of women's lack of strength noted. [Lieutenant Colonel B. HESSELBERG - says women get hurt.] Dropout rate of female trainees noted. [WOMEN - say it's hard, tough job.] [Lieutenant Colonel C. EUGEN-OLSEN - describes Rambo physique.] [BECHFELT - talks about problem of acceptance.] [BOSE - says women can be soldiers.] [BECHFELT - comments on possible combat role.]
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