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Women's Conference / Aftereffects #249562

CBS Evening News for Monday, Nov 21, 1977
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(Studio) National Women's Conf. reported Objectives to send to Congress and President rptdly. set. Incl. are federal funding for abortions, homosexual rights, and equal treatment of women. Pol. aftereffects of conference noted.
REPORTER: Bob Schieffer

(Houston, Texas) [WOMEN - make speeches.] Convention called political [Jill RUCKELSHAUS - notes increase awareness that men don't understand.] Build-up of women's political expertise reported Bella Abzug, Betty Friedan, Coretta King filmed. [Delegate Doris Wilke SANDERS - wants qualified women to seek office.] Many delegates said about to enter political arena.
REPORTER: Eric Engberg

Engberg, Eric;
Schieffer, Bob

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