Institution: Northeast Historic Film
Collection: WCSH Collection
Item Record @ oldfilm.org
Running Time: 0m 54s
Source film: 16mm; b&w; sound
Reporter: Lew Colby
On a rainy, January 1964 day in Portland, Maine, WCSH-TV reporter Lew Colby hit the streets with a camera crew and a microphone to address the pressing question of the day. After Maine’s own Republican Senator, Margaret Chase Smith, had voiced an interest in running for the presidency that year, the voting population was confronted with a startling potential choice: vote for a man … or vote for a woman!
Continue reading Would You Vote For a Woman for President? (1964)