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Sex Discrimination / Television News Anchor Lawsuit / Reagan #292669

CBS Evening News for Monday, Aug 08, 1983
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(Studio) Verdict in journalist Christine Craft's lawsuit with regard to anchor spot on Kansas City, Missouri, television news show reported.
REPORTER: Dan Rather

(Kansas City, Missouri) Details given with regard to federal jury's findings in favor of Craft in her sex discrimination suit against KMBC-TV. Films shown.
REPORTER: Fred Graham Artist: Marcia Danits

(Studio) Jury's punitive damages award to Craft reported Reaction of women's rights groups and some top Republican men to President Reagan's stance on sex discrimination law noted. Admin. reported to have filed brief with Supreme Court with regard to change in punishment for univs. found to discriminate against women; details given. Actions of Senators Bob Dole and Robert Packwood, as well as members of House, stated. White House reaction cited.
REPORTER: Dan Rather

Reporter(s):
Graham, Fred;
Rather, Dan
Duration:
00:02:40

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