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Sex Discrimination / President Commission / Georgia Case #54176

ABC Evening News for Tuesday, May 09, 1978
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(Studio) President study commission findings reported that government not ending sex discrimination fast or forcefully enough.
REPORTER: Tom Jarriel

(Saint Mary's, Georgia) Background given on Gertie Simmons reasons for filing sex racial discrimination complaints with Department of Health, Education and Welfare after being passed over for promotion at Camden Cnty. HS. Department of Health, Education and Welfare order to school board to reinstate Simmons and board's refusal outlined; board chairperson's refusal to be interviewed on camera and his statement about case noted. [SIMMONS - states position in fight to be reinstated.] Govt. complications in case, involving Department of Health, Education and Welfare and Justice Department, reported.
REPORTER: Bettina Gregory

Gregory, Bettina;
Jarriel, Tom

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