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Broadside, August 1977 - Page 4. August 1977. Special Collections, University of Houston Libraries. University of Houston Digital Library. Web. December 19, 2014. http://digital.lib.uh.edu/collection/feminist/item/6183/show/6174.

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Title Broadside, August 1977
Publisher National Organization for Women, Houston Chapter
Date August 1977
Description Vol. 8 No. 8
Subject.Topical (LCSH)
  • Women--Political activity--Texas--Houston--Periodicals
  • Women--Texas--Periodicals
  • Women--Texas--Houston--Periodicals
  • Feminism--United States--Periodicals
  • National Organization for Women--Periodicals
Subject.Geographic (TGN)
  • Houston, Texas
Genre (AAT)
  • Periodicals
Language English
Physical Description 12 page periodical
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Original Item Location HQ1439 .H68 B75
Original Item URL http://library.uh.edu/record=b3767173~S11
Digital Collection Houston and Texas Feminist and Lesbian Newsletters
Digital Collection URL http://digital.lib.uh.edu/collection/feminist
Repository Special Collections, University of Houston Libraries
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Transcript dation study: "The report belongs to us (the HPD). It doesn't belong to the public— we paid for it! We don't propose to pass it out." I trust either that you were misquoted or that you have since reconsidered the statement since, on the contrary, "It's our study because we (the citizens) paid for it." Yours for equality, Renee Rabb, President Houston Area N.O.W. Prior to the sending of this letter, no one outside of the police department and city government had seen the LWFW study. Linda Jones, Betty Barnes, Linda Bain, and I did indeed go down to Chief Caldwell's office on Tuesday morning, and the study was released to us and to the general public as well. I talked with a Texas Monthly reporter Tuesday morning who informed me that prior to that day he had been told by the HPD that he would need a court order to gain access to the LWFW study. Thirty minutes after our arrival at the police department, Chief Caldwell called a press conference and announced that the height requirement for police officers had been dropped and that the physical agility test had been changed. From news reports a few days later, we learned that large numbers of women were again applying to the Houston Police Department. One can draw one's own conclusion, but the evidence seems to indicate that without the pressure applied by N.O.W., the height requirement would still be in effect and that the LWFW study would still be "classified" information unavailable to the public. We also feel the LWFW study and the subsequent results from the deletion of the height requirement will be most