- 2:08 pm - Friday, May 11, 2012
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Think the dress on the right is too short?
In 1969, Ohio Senate leaders thought so.
On the right is UPI reporter Betty Work, then 25, with Sen. Marigene Valiquette, D-Toledo. She was asked to leave the reporters’ section of the Senate floor because of her outfit.
“She held her ground,” The Dispatch reported then, “and the attention of the senators and galleryites. There were anonymous reports that her hemline strayed some six inches above her knees.”
Read more at The Dispatch’s “Look Back” blog