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Supreme Court / Women's Movement #505006

NBC Evening News for Tuesday, Jun 05, 1979
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(Studio) Court ruling with regard to civil service laws favoring military veterans in emp. called setback for women. NOW lawyer quoted.
REPORTER: David Brinkley

(DC) Massachusetts case recalled. Helen Feeney cited. [FEENEY - chgs. sex discrimination.] Potter Stewart ruling reported [President NOW Ellie SMEAL - reacts; vows state-by-state fight to repeal such laws.] Court ruling re: woman fired by Congman., who preferred male employee, cited. Clear intention to discriminate against woman said reason for court's ruling in woman's favor.
REPORTER: Carl Stern

Brinkley, David;
Stern, Carl

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