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CBS Evening News for Saturday, Aug 31, 2002
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(Studio: Russ Mitchell) Announcement that next year's Masters Golf tournament will be commercial-free reported; details given of the issue of the Augusta, Georgia, club's barring of women members. [In July, National Council of Women's Organizations Martha BURK†- says golf will not get away with barring women.] The defense of club policy from Augusta chairman William "Hootie" Johnson quoted. [In July, golfer Tiger WOODS†- comments on policy.] [From NBC, BURK - says Augusta will continue to discriminate; suggests CBS step up to women's requests.]

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