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Women and Marriage #307882

CBS Evening News for Tuesday, Dec 02, 1986
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(Studio: Dan Rather) Report introduced.

(NYC: Richard Roth) Opposite conclusions of Yale, Harvard and Census Bureau studies on relationship between woman's age and her chances of marrying reviewed, discussed; scenes shown. [Sally FISHER - recalls mother's reaction to report] [Sociologist Neil BENNETT - explains his findings.] Reactions to "Newsweek" and "People" magazine interpretations of findings recalled. [Columnist Ellen GOODMAN - describes stereotype of unmarried woman.] [Kathy CROSIN - explains her lack of marriage quest.] [FISHER - thinks marriage is matter of choice, not fate.] [GOODMAN - believes studies encourage thought about one's lifestyle.] [BENNETT - comments.]

Rather, Dan;
Roth, Richard

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