CBS Evening News for Sunday, Apr 24, 1977
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(Studio) Housewife who's never held paying job is elected president of NOW at Detroit convention
REPORTER: Ed Bradley
(Detroit, Michigan) Ellie Smeal is 1st nonprofessional ever elected NOW president; Pittsburgh homemaker indicates she'll lead fight for ERA ratification. [SMEAL - cites views on plans to push ERA.] Plans for ERA push adopted by convention noted; at news conf., Smeal says she wants President Carter marching with women's groups. [SMEAL - says relations with White House will be improved.] Smeal says husband Charlie pleased with regard to her new job; is asked how she feels about husband having full-time job. [SMEAL - says husband has said he'd like to retire young.]
REPORTER: Betty Ann Bowser
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