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Children / House Discrimination #258246

CBS Evening News for Thursday, Jun 01, 1978
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(Studio) Report on necessity of Steven and Lois Wolfson giving up apt. because of child.
REPORTER: Walter Cronkite

(Los Angeles, California) Background of Wolfsons' case where landlord ordered them to move after they had son. Wolfsons' unsuccessful class action lawsuits against landlord detailed. [Lois WOLFSON - says landlord wants to maintain "adults only" environmental Says problem with this is that society isn't adults only.] Landlord's refusal to be interviewed on camera and his statement as to reasons for position stated. Wolfson's feelings about animals being allowed in apts. but not children described. States with laws prohibiting hsing. discrimination against families with children are New York, New Jersey, Massachusetts and Arizona; California's Fair Hsing. for Children Coalition's work for end to problem here noted. Coalition's report of 70% of all rentals as "adults only" noted. Wolfsons' appeal of lower court ruling in case mentioned.
REPORTER: Terry Drinkwater

Reporter(s):
Cronkite, Walter;
Drinkwater, Terry
Duration:
00:02:00

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