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Women of Year / Time #238355

CBS Evening News for Monday, Dec 29, 1975
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(Studio) "Time" magazine chooses 12 Women of the Yr.
REPORTER: Roger Mudd

(NYC) "Time" broke 23-yr. tradition of naming man for Man of the Yr. Women include: Betty Ford, Reverend Allison Cheek, Billy Jean King and Barbara Jordan. Queen Elizabeth picked as Woman of Yr. in 1952. Wallis Simpson picked in 1936 and Madame Chiang Kai-shek picked with husband in 1937 Feminist Gloria Steinem praises choice of 12 women. [National Women's Pol. Caucus, Audrey COLUM - talks of editors picking 12 women to equal one man. Editors should do that with men too if they just couldn't make up minds.] [NOW Lee PERKINS - says some of women named haven't done anything this year] [Senior editor "Time," Marshall LOEB - says had 15 scientists on cover 1 year and 3 astronauts another. Story applauded American women.] [1 of women dirs. of Women's Department of Amalgamated Meat Cutters, Addie WYATT - says must honor women.] Mrs. Ford said would be nice to have "Person of the Yr."
REPORTER: Lesley Stahl

Mudd, Roger;
Stahl, Lesley

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