CBS Evening News for Tuesday, Aug 08, 1972
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(Studio) United States Navy follows Army's lead in increasing role of women.
REPORTER: Dan Rather
(DC) With expected ratification of Women's Equal Rights Amendment to Constitution, Navy woman will be assigned ship and telephone duty. [Admiral Elmo. ZUMWALT - chief of Naval Operations, discloses plans.]
REPORTER: Barry Serafin
(Oakland, California) Hardly anyone at Oakland Naval Base had heard news. [Navy women approve of new plan.] [Navy man express differing reactions.]
REPORTER: Richard Threlkeld
(Great Lakes, Illinois) At Great Lakes Naval Training Center there are 200 WAVES, most in nursing school, 21 study to he electronic technicians. [One trainee thinks she night get seasick on ship duty.] [Naval officer wishes change had coma when he was younger.]
REPORTER: Jeff Williams
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