The Sexes: Male and Female

>With increasing frequency, women are storming and taking once impregnable strongholds of masculine prerogative. Four recent victories: 1) Lieut, (j.g.) Judith Ann Neuffer, 24, of Ohio, became the first woman assigned to train as a Navy pilot. "I'm going to give it everything I have," she promised, adding that she would like to be considered for astronaut duty "if the opportunity came along." Responded Secretary of the Navy John W. Warner: "I would so recommend." 2) Next month, Emily Joyce Howell, 33, of Denver will begin work as the nation's first and only woman pilot of a major scheduled airline. With...

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