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Girls On Athletic Teams #254576

CBS Evening News for Wednesday, Jan 11, 1978
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(Studio) Ruling in Dayton, Ohio with regard to girls playing on men's athletic teams recalled. Consequences of ruling considered. Report introduced.
REPORTER: Walter Cronkite

(Yellow Springs, Ohio) Amy Underwood case considered. [Judge Carl RUBIN - says ruling based on law.] Fear that ruling may work against girls' athletic programs noted. [Boys basketball coach Doris BLACK - doesn't believe ruling will work.] [School superintendent Ed McKINNEY - considers answer to problem posed when boys want to play on girls' team.] [Athletic director Robert HARTLEY - emphasizes need for skill.] [Donna MORGAN - agrees with ruling.] [Roth PATTERSON - cites views of teammates.] [Edwina GARNER - believes if girls are skilled, they will be welcomed.] Situation summarized.
REPORTER: Bob Faw

Reporter(s):
Cronkite, Walter;
Faw, Bob
Duration:
00:03:00

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