CBS Evening News for Tuesday, Oct 23, 1979
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(Studio) House subcommittee reported hearing testimony with regard to sexual harassment of fed. employees.
REPORTER: Walter Cronkite
(DC) [Civil Services Committee chairperson Representative James HANLEY - comments on extent of problem.] Case of Diane Williams cited as example [WILLIAMS - discusses impact on woman in such situation.] Justice Department's response to Williams' firing noted; her case said still in courts [WILLIAMS - comments on culturally expected roles of women.] Committee said requesting official survey as well as asking Equal Employment Opportunity Commission to cut down on time taken to investigate complaint; details given.
REPORTER: Bill Plante
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