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Women Cadets / Air Force Academy / Colorado #44128

ABC Evening News for Monday, Jun 28, 1976
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(Studio) West Point and Naval Academy get their 1st women cadets next week Women arrive at Coast Guard Academy and Air Force Academy.
REPORTER: Harry Reasoner

(Colorado Springs, Colorado) 157 women admitted to Air Force Academy. Peggy Walker, 17 featured. [WALKER - notes education qualifications of the Air Force Academy. Friends laughed at her choice.] [Air Force Academy superintendent Lieutenant General James River ALLEN - cites what performances he expects from the women.] [Nancy MARIANO - says it's not the school's purpose to make women into men.] [Group commander Cadet Colonel Lee MONSON - says males will 1st notice women's looks but will later notice their abilities to be ofr.] Women to live in segregated housing.
REPORTER: Ron Miller

Miller, Ron;
Reasoner, Harry

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