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Navy / Women On Shipboard #503003

NBC Evening News for Friday, Feb 23, 1979
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(Studio) Quote from Bible read. Navy's experiment with women assigned duty on board USS Vulcan reported.
REPORTER: John Chancellor

(Aboard USS Vulcan) Details given about conditions on board USS Vulcan, Navy repair ship that is 1st to have women assigned. [Petty Ofr. Mary KELLY - comments.] [Petty Ofr. L.D. HOLLEMAN - comments.] Navy's plans for women aboard warships in future, if experiment here goes well and Congress approves, noted.
REPORTER: Andrea Mitchell

Reporter(s):
Chancellor, John;
Mitchell, Andrea
Duration:
00:02:00

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