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CBS Evening News for Monday, Apr 02, 1979
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(Studio) Change in San Francisco police department recruiting policy re: homosexual's noted.
REPORTER: Walter Cronkite

(San Francisco, California) Annual softball game between city police and gays noted; films shown. Games cited as only form of official police recognition of large homosexual community until new policy actively recruiting gays for police force. Details given. [Police recruiter Sylvie JACOBSEN - talks about response to program.] Mixed police reaction noted. [Police officers association spokesperson Ted SCHLINK - says gays back police.] [Applicant James MAIN - comments.] Response to program by other police depts. reported Jacobsen quoted with regard to expectations for program.
REPORTER: Harold Dow (KPIX news tape)

Reporter(s):
Cronkite, Walter;
Dow, Harold
Duration:
00:01:50

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