Report and actuality of the events surrounding a major beauty pageant, including a protest and police interaction. An impressionistic documentary about the Miss America Pageant, September 2-7 in Atlantic City. Includes interviews with contestants, chairwoman of the Miss America Hostess Committee, chairman of the Executive Committee of the Miss America Pageant, other reporters at the event, and local residents of Atlantic City, including a bartender and a local prostitute. Reported by Mary Lou (Marylouise) Oates and Bob Kuttner. Produced by Bob Kuttner.
This recording has been digitally preserved as part of Pacifica's American Women Making History and Culture: 1963-1982 grant preservation project, and is available for research and reference . Please contact the archives via telephone: 818-506-1077 or email: americanwomen at pacificaradioarchives dot org for information on how to obtain a copy of this program. Thank you.