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NBC Evening News for Friday, Sep 27, 1974
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(Studio) No. of women involved in crime on increase
REPORTER: John Chancellor

(Los Angeles, California) 1 out of every 10 serious crimes committed by women. [Attorney Paula GAVIN - believes incring. crime tied to feminist movement in some way; details given.] No. 1 crime among women is theft; inflation may have effect on statistics. [Former inmate Hughleene BILLINGS - says ea. woman must decide to rehabilitate herself.] [Former inmate Mattie SMITH - refuses to place blame on men for upsurge in women's crime.]
REPORTER: Gail Christian

Chancellor, John;
Christian, Gail

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