CBS Evening News for Wednesday, Jul 07, 1976
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(Studio) 118 women join 1475 men for West Point's freshmen class.
REPORTER: Walter Cronkite
(W. Point, New York) [Colonel Hal RHYNE - notes male-female differences.] [WOMAN - tells her mother she doesn't know where to go.] [Supt. General Sidney BERRY - speaks of his choice with resigning or complying with law in admitting women.] Women to take self-defense course rather than wrestling or boxing. [2nd WOMAN - says loves being 1 of 1st women at West Point.] [Football coach Homer SMITH - says girls will boost school spirit.] [UPPERCLASSMAN - says women shouldn't be part of combat arms.]
REPORTER: Gary Shepard
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