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ERA / Now #251614

CBS Evening News for Friday, Apr 22, 1977
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(Studio) ERA needs 3 more states for ratification; NOW is making renewed effort for passage.
REPORTER: Roger Mudd

(Detroit, Michigan) NOW delegates and members march in support of ERA at Detroit convention Speeches by Gloria Steinem and Betty Friedan noted; NOW president Karen DeCrow says convention held under sense of embarrassment due to lack of passage in 15 states. [FRIEDAN - invites UAW, GM, Ford Motors and any others to say they won't hold convs. in unratified states; also says group will make grocery list of items from unratified states.] NOW leaders say ERA could be passed if President put as much into it as into energy; also say publicly that show of unity will turn tide, but, privately, say it may have come too late.
REPORTER: Betty Ann Bowser

Bowser, Betty Ann;
Mudd, Roger

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