CBS Evening News for Saturday, Dec 01, 1984
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(Studio) Report introduced
REPORTER: Bob Schieffer
(Los Angeles, California) Incr. popularity of body building among women examined; films shown. [Champion Lori BOWEN - acknowledges embarrassment.] [Mr. America Gym spokesperson Steve MICHALIK - thinks women have surpassed men in sports.] [1937 Mr. Hercules Joe WElDER - thinks women are expressing selves in body building] TV commercial, scene from "Pumping Iron: II" (courtesy White Mt. Films) shown. [Gold's Gym spokesperson Peter GRYMKOWSKI - attributes phenomenon to incrd. number singles and competition between the sexes as result.] [Trainer Reggie BENNETT - considers femininity internal quality.] Producer Jay Bernstein recalled managing actresses such as Susan Hayward and Farrah Fawcett; his current production of "Mike Hammer" television series noted; scenes shown courtesy Columbia Pictures Television. [BERNSTEIN - is intimidated by actresses with larger biceps than his.] [Ms Olympia Carla DUNLAP - notes femininity is being redefined.] [Rachel McLISH - thinks contestants should be judged on overall physique.] McLish's role in competitive body building noted; scenes from her video shown courtesy A&M Records.
REPORTER: Liz Trotta
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