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ERA / Ratification Deadline / States' Rescinding Ratification #491236

NBC Evening News for Tuesday, Nov 01, 1977
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(Studio) Justice Department ruling on extension of ERA ratification deadline by Congress noted.
REPORTER: David Brinkley

(DC) Details of House subcommittee hearing on deadline extension given, include bill to do so introduced by Representative Elizabeth Holtzman. [Assistant Attorney General John HARRON - notes conclusion that major vote in both Hses. can extend deadline.] [NOW president Ellie SMEAL - cites advantages to pro-ERA movement if bill adopted.] Indications that extension is too radical for Congress noted.
REPORTER: Tom Pettit

(Studio) NBC poll, taken earlier in year, with regard to ERA noted. Leading opponent of ERA is Phyllis Schlafly. (Interview by reporter of Saint Louis station KSD-TV.) [SCHLAFLY - reacts to Justice Department ruling.]
REPORTER: John Chancellor

(Studio) Justice Department statement against states' rescinding ratification of ERA noted.
REPORTER: David Brinkley

Brinkley, David;
Chancellor, John;
Pettit, Tom

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