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CBS Evening News for Tuesday, Nov 23, 1982
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(Studio) Report introduced
REPORTER: Dan Rather

(Long Beach, California) Out-of-court settlement of sex discrimination case involving hiring of women as longshoremen in California examined; background to suit recalled. [Applicant Susan PETERSON - feels she can handle job.] [MAN - believes wife is qualified.] [Longshoreman Elena VELASQUEZ - describes job.] Velasquez's tenure on docks noted. [MEN - don't believe women can do the job.] [Gail JANES - will do her job.] Janes noted among those filing sex discrimination suit. Recession's impact on hiring in general mentioned.
REPORTER: Gary Shepard

Rather, Dan;
Shepard, Gary

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