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Draft Registration / Sex Discrimination #271758

CBS Evening News for Friday, Jul 18, 1980
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(Studio) Federal appeals court in Philadelphia reported ruling on constitutionality of draft registration law; details given.
REPORTER: Walter Cronkite

(DC) Court ruling on ACLU (American Civil Liberties Union) suit outlined. [ACLU (American Civil Liberties Union) attorney David LANDAU - comments.] Congress said having to decide on dropping draft registration entirely or include women if ruling is upheld by Supreme Court
REPORTER: Fred Graham Artist: Bill Ternay

(Studio) Background to current suit given.
REPORTER: Walter Cronkite

(NYC) [PEOPLE - comment.] Incring. opposition to draft registration examined; films shown. Parameters of registration law outlined. [Selective Service director Bernard ROSTKER - comments.] [Committee Against the Draft spokesperson Barry LYNN-comments on President Carter and USSR .] Groups representative by Lyn's organization and their goals discussed. [National Resistance Committee spokesperson Alex REYES - comments.] Groups of concerned parents noted. [Parents Rick MUNITZ, Eleanore TANIN - comment.] Sympathy to military said incrd. among young men since Vietnam war era; details given.
REPORTER: David Culhane

Cronkite, Walter;
Culhane, David;
Graham, Fred

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