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Closeup (Women, Work and Sexual Harassment) #57965

ABC Evening News for Monday, Feb 12, 1979
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(Studio) Results of ABC News-Louis Harris poll of women with regard to attitudes on sex discrimination detailed.
REPORTER: Max Robinson

(NYC) Movies' portrayal of situations with secretary trying to escape passionate advances of boss described; scenes from film "The Swinger", courtesy Columbia Pictures, shown. [Mary HEELAN - states alternative she felt she faced in sexual harassment situation.] Definition of sexual harassment given. Estimates with regard to extent of sexual harassment in all forms noted. Author-researcher Lin Farley reported to have studied and written about problem. [FARLEY - lists statistics from survey of problem accord to women in work force.] [Maxine MUNFORD - describes situation.] [HEELAN - describes situation.] [Diane WILLIAMS - describes situation.] Upcoming report on dealing with sexual harassment in court outlined.
REPORTER: Lynn Sherr

Robinson, Max;
Sherr, Lynn

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