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California Jogging Controversy #497546

NBC Evening News for Thursday, Feb 02, 1978
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(Studio) Report on question of whether joggers should be licensed and its important to California town.
REPORTER: John Chancellor

(Los Altos Hills, California) Report on controversy in Los Altos Hills, near San Francisco, with regard to proposed licensing of joggers due to safety hazards they presented to selves and motorists in hilly area. Town cncl.'s debate detailed. [Cnclman. Robert CHENEY - asks why sheriff isn't enforcing safety laws and putting joggers in jail.] [Oscar SOBEL - compares case to fascism if for everything one does he has to have permit.] Council finds support for joggers. [Former cnclwoman. Diana MILLER - says jogging gives equal opportunity to women to boy-watch.] Council shelves proposal.
REPORTER: Frank Bourgholtzer

Bourgholtzer, Frank;
Chancellor, John

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