NBC Evening News for Wednesday, Nov 01, 1978
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(Studio) Report on first women rptg. for active Navy sea duty.
REPORTER: David Brinkley
(Norfolk, Virginia) Breaking of Navy tradition in accepting women crew mbrs. aboard ships noted. [Vulcan Captain Harry SPENCER - believes men and women crew members will work harder in competition with each other.] [Ensign Linda CROCKETT - says awkward situations will be minimal.] [Unidentified SAILORS and WIVES - express reactions to female crew mbrs.] Unidentified enlisted WOMAN - tells of difficult 9 days on tugboat.] Vulcan to leave port in January or February
REPORTER: Ford Rowan
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