CBS Evening News for Monday, Sep 28, 1981
View other clips in this broadcast →
Material supplied by VTNA may be used for educational analysis or research only. Any editing, reproduction, publication, rebroadcast, public showing or public display may be prohibited by copyright laws.
(Studio) "Eleanor Rigby," Beatles' song, quoted.
REPORTER: Dan Rather
(NYC) Author Lynn Shahan's role as advocate for single people noted. [Psychologist Margaret SINGER - notes vulnerability of the lonely.] Bus. world's exploitation of people living alone examined; "Intro" mag. publisher Suzanne Douglas, Ford Motors, and Chef Boy-Ardee cited as exs. television commercial shown. [SINGER - explains reason for situation. quotes Tom Wolfe.] Scenes from "Continental Divide" shown courtesy Universal Pictures. [Carol Bayer SAGER - sings.] Death rate among single people mentioned. [ SAGER - continues song.] [Mary IVANOFF - justifies her lifestyle; notes soc. factors affecting single persons.] [ SAGER - conts. song.]
REPORTER: Ed Rabel (film/tape)
Note to sponsor members: The Vanderbilt Television News Archive video player requires a modern operating system and browser to work properly. If you are experiencing playback problems, check the minimum requirements and adjust your setup accordingly. After adjustments, if you continue to experience problems, please contact us.
Welcome! Above is the abstract of the item that you're interested in viewing from the Vanderbilt Television News Archive's collection. You have three options if you'd like to view this item:
If you believe that you are associated with a sponsoring college or university and have received this message in error, please let us know.