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Faced with the man-sized problem of filling another hour of its irregularly scheduled documentary series titled Woman!, the CBS news staff asked itself a challenging question: "Is the American woman losing her femininity?" On the debatable premise that San Francisco is "a woman's city, where men are very outspoken about femininity," the network last week turned west for its answer.

San Francisco's males were a disappointment. A collection of cocktail sippers stuttered over a definition of "femininity," finally decided that whatever was wrong with their wives, the best thing to do was "assert our power and not wash any more...

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