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ERA Update #256384

CBS Evening News for Tuesday, Feb 14, 1978
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(Studio) Update report on efforts to pass ERA.
REPORTER: Walter Cronkite

(DC) South Carolina legislature's recent rejection of ERA noted. [ERA opponent Phyllis SCHLAFLY - thinks South Carolina vote proves ERA proponents won't get any states this year] Rejection of ERA in Alabama, Georgia, South Carolina and Virginia in 1978 mentioned; protests in Virginia reported Film shown. ERA supporters' hopes for passage in Florida and Illinois, and votes to rescind approval in ID, Nebraska and Tennessee cited. Efforts of ERA-America to get it passed detailed. [ERA-America executive director Sheila GREENWALD - says proponents will continue to push for deadline, but if it's not ratified by then, it will be under congress extension or will be reintroduced day after deadline.] NOW plans to press Congress for action to extend deadline noted.
REPORTER: Bill Plante

Cronkite, Walter;
Plante, Bill

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