Saturday marked the 40th anniversary of President Richard Nixon signing Title Nine into law.
The goal of the legislation was to ensure the same opportunities for women as men in high school and college.
AS WBAA’s Sam Klemet reports, the law has opened new doors for women, particularly in sports, but inequality still exists.
It’s a beautiful night at Lafayette’s Murdock Park. A crowd of about 50 has gathered around a fence that encloses a dusty softball diamond.