CBS Evening News for Wednesday, Nov 01, 1978
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(Studio) Report on first women rptg. for active Navy sea duty.
REPORTER: Walter Cronkite
(Norfolk, Virginia) Crew qtrs. modifications to accommodate women aboard ships detailed. [Navy wife Cheryl NELSON - says doesn't like idea of husband gone six mos. on ship with women.] [Navy wife Marian HOUGH - says closeness on ship is main problem.] [Navy wife Elizabeth WINSLOW - doesn't expect husband to fall in love with first mate.] [Ensign Linda CROCKET - believes wives' fears groundless.] [Unidentified male CREW MBRS. - express reactions to female crew mbrs.] Overall Navy plan for female crew members stated.
REPORTER: Ike Pappas
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