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Annapolis / Women #219832

CBS Evening News for Wednesday, Jan 19, 1972
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(Studio) Representative Jack McDonald nominates University Mich. coed, Valerie Shoen, to be first Midshipwoman at United States Naval Academy.
REPORTER: Walter Cronkite

(Annapolis, Maryland) Valerie's brother advised her military education. (Ann Arbor, Mich.) [Valerie SHOEN - says time to break traditions.]
REPORTER: Connie Chung (WJBK-TV Newsfilm)

(DC) [Representative MCDONALD - says women should he granted opportunity for fine education and training offered by service academics.]
REPORTER: Tony Sargent

(Annapolis, Maryland) [Midshipmen interviewed dislike idea.] [US Naval Academy Museum Director, Captain Alma ELLIS - says new input is not necessary; doesn't want more female competition.]
REPORTER: Connie Chung

Chung, Connie;
Cronkite, Walter;
Sargent, Tony

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