Television: No One Dodges Lisa

When NBC and CBS finally get around to starring women on their hard news shows, they will find competition already waiting for them. This fall 37-year-old Lisa Howard has become television's first and only woman with her own network news program. It is short (five minutes) and in housewives' time (2:55 p.m.), but it is all Lisa's.

Lisa has achieved this distinction by scrambling harder than six monkeys peeling the same banana. One night last week, she taped interviews with 1) Adlai Stevenson, 2) the suddenly unemployed employees at the New York...

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