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1980 Flashback: Women break military barrier

On May 28, 1980, dozens of women made history as the first to graduate from America's military academies. The women endured stiff opposition from men who thought they weren't cut out for life at West Point, the Naval Academy or the Air Force Academy. Former CBS News correspondent Ike Pappas reported on the historic event for the "CBS Evening News."


May 28, 2:44 PM