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California Police Officers / Women's Lib #233798

CBS Evening News for Wednesday, Apr 10, 1974
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(Studio) Drive for women's liberation leads to same training for job as men.
REPORTER: Roger Mudd

(Los Angeles, California) Trinka Gault well on way to becoming Los Angeles police officer. [GAULT doesn't think undue notice should be taken if she performs duty right.] Federal civil rights legislature prohibits discrimination based on sex. [Los Angeles chief of police ELM. DAVIS - believes women's attempt to force themselves onto police force because of law and not ability is tragic mistake.] Studies reveal woman officer's presence at scene of crime may help avoid further violence. [GAULT - says criminals react positively to women officers.]
REPORTER: Foster Davis

Reporter(s):
Davis, Foster;
Mudd, Roger
Duration:
00:03:30

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