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Sex Discrimination / Consumer Credit #240808

CBS Evening News for Wednesday, Jun 04, 1975
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(Studio) Federal Reserve Bd. considers new regulations eliminating barrier of sexual discrimination in consumer credit.
REPORTER: Walter Cronkite

(Detroit, Michigan) Feminist Federal Credit Union growing at rate of 100 new members per month [Credit union, Joanne PARRENT - says she felt credit discrimination before Feminist Federal Credit Union set up.] Govt.'s proposed changes for credit outlined. Some banking organizations oppose credit regulation changes. [PARRENT - believes women, by and large, are good credit risks.] Detroit television broadcaster Beverly Payne victim of credit discrimination. [PAYNE - explains discrimination problem.] Women to find it easier to get credit under new credit regulations.
REPORTER: Sharron Lovejoy

Cronkite, Walter;
Lovejoy, Sharron

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