• Short Summary

    Women's liberation members have sued McSorley's bar in New York, the oldest tavern in the United States and for more than 100 years a haven for men drinkers only.

  • Description

    Women's liberation members have sued McSorley's bar in New York, the oldest tavern in the United States and for more than 100 years a haven for men drinkers only.

    The tavern, in Greenwich Village, has not allowed women to enter during business hours since it was built in 1854, including its present owner, Mrs. Dorothy O'Connell-Kerwin. Recently members of the women's liberation movement sued Mrs. O'Connell-Kerwin in an attempt to gain entry to the alehouse. Mrs. O'Connell-Kerwin has appealed.

    Mr. Dan O'Connell-Kerwin, her son and McSorley's manager, was asked about the ban on women entering.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVA2499R2WMNAXEZ03SBKQORZHUR
    Media URN:
    VLVA2499R2WMNAXEZ03SBKQORZHUR
    Group:
    Reuters - Source to be Verified
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    22/07/1970
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Colour
    Duration:
    00:00:54:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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