CBS Evening News for Monday, Mar 21, 1988
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(Studio: Dan Rather) Report introduced.
(Atlanta, Georgia: Harry Smith) Hemlines featured. [WOMEN - say mini skirt isn't professional enough.] [Last year, Calvin KLEIN - says short is in.] American women reported refusing to buy skirts considered too short. Women's clothing sales reported down due to surplus of short skirts. [Apparel industry analyst Cathleen MACKEY - says women have to look professional at office] European designers noted showing myriad of lengths. Barbie's fashions noted adapting from short to long skirts. [KLEIN - says now women have more choices.] Hemline debate noted ever raging.
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