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Homosexuality / Changing Attitudes #234696

CBS Evening News for Monday, May 06, 1974
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(Studio) New attitudes toward homosexuality evident, but fight for equal rights conts.
REPORTER: Walter Cronkite

(NYC) Firemen wage fight to keep homosexuals from having civil rights in hsing., job, and public accommodation. [New York Archdiocese Monsignor Eugene CLARK - thinks homosexuals should have rights, but families should too.] 10 cities already pass laws protecting gay people.
REPORTER: Bob McNamara

(Boulder, Colorado) [Gay activist John MUTH - insists gay people refuse to accept status of 2nd class citizens.] Homosexual portion of community not immediately evident.
REPORTER: Bob McNamara

(San Francisco, California) Dozens of night clubs and neighborhoods cater to gays. [Gay activist Larry LITTLEJOHN - says San Francisco different 10 yrs ago, but homosexuals now think of themselves as a community.] Gays important to pols. [LITTLEJOHN - admits much legislature work still needed at federal level.]
REPORTER: Richard Threlkeld

Cronkite, Walter;
McNamara, Bob;
Threlkeld, Richard

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