CBS Evening News for Wednesday, Jul 06, 1983
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(Studio) Supreme Court ruling on sex discrimination in pension plans reported.
REPORTER: Dan Rather
(DC) Court decision, stemming from Arizona suit filed by Nathalie Norris, and its implications for other forms of insurance examined; details outlined on screen, discussed. Majority opinion of Justice Thurgood Marshall; vote of Justice Sandra O'Connor mentioned. [NORRIS - is ecstatic.] [NOW president Judy GOLDSMITH - believes decision should be applied to other insurance plans.] Reaction of insurance industry spokesperson noted. [American Council of Life Ins. spokesperson Richard SCHWEIKER - criticizes court ruling.] Court decision on death penalty appeals, stemming from Thomas Barefoot's execution appeal, detailed. [ACLU (American Civil Liberties Union) spokesperson Henry SCHWARTZCHILD - fears increased use of capital punishment.]
REPORTER: Fred Graham Artist: Don Juhlin
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