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Advisory Committee For Women / Robb #263863

CBS Evening News for Friday, May 18, 1979
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(Studio) President Carter's naming of Lynda Johnson Robb to head Advisory Committee for Women reported.
REPORTER: Roger Mudd

(DC) Robb's return to White House for Carter's Strategic Arms Limitation Talks (SALT) briefing cited. [CARTER - speaks with regard to USSR as negotiators.] Bella Abzug's former position on committee recalled. Robb's background involving father, Lyndon Johnson, George Hamilton, White House marriage to Charles Robb outlined; criticism of Robb as being inexperienced as feminist noted. [ROBB - responds to that criticism.] [NOW president Eleanor SMEAL - comments on change Robb's appointed signals in committee representation.] [ROBB - comments on new role.] Committee's campaign for ERA and more office space stated. [ROBB - comments.] One of Robb's 1st acts rptdly. was calling Bella Abzug. [ROBB - talks about juggling Strategic Arms Limitation Talks (SALT) briefings with pediatrician appts.]
REPORTER: Bruce Morton

Morton, Bruce;
Mudd, Roger

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