Search the Archive

Draft Registration #66611

ABC Evening News for Wednesday, Jul 02, 1980
View other clips in this broadcast →

Material supplied by VTNA may be used for educational analysis or research only. Any editing, reproduction, publication, rebroadcast, public showing or public display may be prohibited by copyright laws.

(Studio) President Carter reported signing proclamation today beginning draft registration; details given.
REPORTER: Frank Reynolds

(DC) Carter said wanting women registered despite Congress's opposition. [CARTER - comments on Congress's decision.] ACLU (American Civil Liberties Union) noted backing drive against registration; details given, ad shown. [ACLU (American Civil Liberties Union) attorney David LANDAU - comments.] Suit said given fair chance of succeeding due to sensitivity in United States over sex discrimination; details of registration outlined on screen, Alleged purpose of registration mentioned.
REPORTER: Jack Smith

Reporter(s):
Reynolds, Frank;
Smith, Jack
Duration:
00:01:50

Note to sponsor members: The Vanderbilt Television News Archive video player requires a modern operating system and browser to work properly. If you are experiencing playback problems, check the minimum requirements and adjust your setup accordingly. After adjustments, if you continue to experience problems, please contact us.

Welcome! Above is the abstract of the item that you're interested in viewing from the Vanderbilt Television News Archive's collection. You have three options if you'd like to view this item:

  • You may request a loan of this video by registering on our website and placing an order.
  • You may visit the Television News Archive on the Vanderbilt campus to view on-site from the Archive's collection.
  • If you are associated with a college or university, you may ask your library if they would like to become a sponsor, which would give students and faculty at your institution the ability to view items from our collection.

If you believe that you are associated with a sponsoring college or university and have received this message in error, please let us know.