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National Women's Political Caucus #240734

CBS Evening News for Friday, Jun 27, 1975
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(Studio) National Women's Pol. Caucus, formed in 1971, has grown phenomenally in nos. and strength. Presidential candidates invited to caucus.
REPORTER: Walter Cronkite

(Boston, Massachusetts) Theme of convention is "Win with Women in `76." Women committed to 2 goals: ratification of equal rights amendment and election of more women to public office. For 1st time many presidential candidates appear, incling. Terry Sanford, Morris Udall, Fred Harris, Lloyd Bentsen. [BENTSEN - says rarely has country been plagued by such repugnant crime.] Many delegates somewhat disenchanted with Bentsen; reasons given. [Caucus delegate Frances "Sissy" FARENTHOLD - says women's caucus has had little impact on male power structure in politics. Welcomes presidential candidates at conf., but women will just wait and listen.]
REPORTER: Betty Ann Bowser

Bowser, Betty Ann;
Cronkite, Walter

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