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Little League Baseball / Girls #233464

CBS Evening News for Tuesday, Mar 19, 1974
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(Studio) Despite controversy over girls playing Little League baseball, Kristen Hoadley tries to play baseball.
REPORTER: Walter Cronkite

(Marlboro, New Jersey) New Jersey equal rights league demands girls be given equal opportunity to play baseball. [Little League official Robert McEVILLY - insists he doesn't want daughter subjected to same rigors as boys on baseball team.] Adults argue over matter while children wonder if any Little League will be organized for summer. [Betty HOADLEY - insists boys and girls are equal and should have equal chance in sports.] Boys react to possibility of girls joining Little League. [Kristen HOADLEY - wants to play baseball because it's fun. Doesn't think adults should make such a big fuss over her wanting to play baseball.]
REPORTER: Sylvia Chase

Chase, Sylvia;
Cronkite, Walter

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