ABC Evening News for Friday, Feb 08, 1980
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(Studio) Amt. requested of Congress of President Carter for draft registration of men and women noted.
REPORTER: Frank Reynolds
(DC) Carter's call for draft registration of women reported; current and future registration procedures outlined on screen. Carter's commitment to registration for women noted as only on paper so far.
REPORTER: Bettina Gregory
(DC) House rejection of renewal of draft registration last September recalled coming before Iran, Afghanistan, and President's state of union address. [Senator Sam NUNN, Henry JACKSON, Representative G.V. MONTGOMERY - comment on registration of women.] Possible strategy behind Carter's call for inclusion of women outlined.
REPORTER: Brit Hume
(Studio) Report with regard to women already serving introduced
REPORTER: Max Robinson
(Fort Benning, Georgia) Lieutenant Cheryl Braun's role as paratrooper and attitude towards women in service of equalization of military draft examined; films shown. [BRAUN, WOMAN - call for draft of women if men are drafted.] [PEOPLE - comment on women in combat.] Possible change in quality of recruit if vol. aspect of army is altered considered.
REPORTER: Rebecca Chase
(Studio) Response to draft proposal by Committee Against Registration for Draft, ACLU, NOW, Phyllis Schlafly reported Upcoming items announced.
REPORTER: Max Robinson
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