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Keepsakes from the history of the women's rights movement found in an antique safe in NYC. (June 25)
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SHOTLIST:AP VIDEO - AP VIDEO CLIENTS ONLY June 25, 2013 - New York 1. Tight of man turning safe lock 2. Tight on face of safe cracker 3. Tight of turning knob 4. SOUNDBITE (ENGLISH): Elaad Israeli, safecracker "It involves the sense of touch, and sight, sound is only a small portion of it in this case." 5. Wide of safe 6. Tight of moniker on safe 7. Tight of Mary Singletary 8. Tilt up from safe to Mary Singletary 9. Medium of safecracker 10. SOUNDBITE (ENGLISH): Mary Singletary, National Council of Women of the United States "Oh I was really hoping there would be some good statements in there from Susan B. Anthony or some of the work that she had done, and some of the history of the organization, because we really don't have that much history of the organization." 11. Medium of safe door opening 12. Tight on gavel 13. Tight on coin 14. Tight on purse 15. Medium of mural pictures 16. Zoom in on Certificate of Incorporation 17. Medium of envelope 18. SOUNDBITE (ENGLISH): Catherine Cerulli, University of Rochester, Susan B Anthony Center "Regardless of what is in the safe or what's not in the safe this is an opportunity to remind people that we despite almost a hundred years, we have a long way to go with equal pay, subsidised child care, equal representation in government, violence against women and children and this is wake-up call." 19. Medium of safe 20. Wide of women toasting to safe opening 21. Tilt up on Mary Singletary and documents VOICEOVER SCRIPT:WITH JUST THE SLIGHTEST MOVEMENTS... SAFECRACKER ELAAD ISRAELI TRIES TO UNLOCK A MYSTERY.SOUNDBITE (ENGLISH): Elaad Israeli, safecracker "It involves the sense of touch, and sight, sound is only a small portion of it in this case." FOR FIFTEEN YEARS.. THE ANTIQUE SAFE REMAINED CLOSED - THE COMBINATION LONG LOST.UNTIL MARY SINGLETARY - WHO INHERITED THE OFFICE AND THE SAFE WHEN SHE TOOK OVER AS THE PRESIDENT OF THE 'NATIONAL COUNCIL OF WOMEN OF THE UNITED STATES.' JUST HAD TO KNOW.SOUNDBITE (ENGLISH): Mary Singletary, National Council of Women of the United States "Oh I was really hoping there would be some good statements in there from Susan B. Anthony or some of the work that she had done, and some of the history of the organization, because we really don't have that much history of the organization." AFTER SEVERAL MINUTES -THE PAYOFF.INSIDE - A REPLICA OF A GAVEL GIVEN TO WOMENS' RIGHTS PIONEER SUSAN B. ANTHONY. SOME INTERNATIONAL COINS AND BILLS…PRINTS FROM THE 1930S OF THE GROUP'S MURAL EXHBIT AT THE WORLD'S FAIR AND LOTS OF PAPERS SHOWING THE HISTORY OF THE GROUP…LIKE THIS CERTIFICATE OF INCORPORATION. SOME DOCUMENTS WERE FROM AS RECENTLY AS THE 1990s. SOUNDBITE (ENGLISH): Catherine Cerulli, University of Rochester, Susan B Anthony Center "Regardless of what is in the safe or what's not in the safe this is an opportunity to remind people that we despite almost a hundred years, we have a long way to go." THE SAFE ITSELF DATES BACK NEARLY ONE HUNDRED YEARS - AROUND THE SAME TIME WOMEN WERE GIVEN THE RIGHT TO VOTE.WHILE THE NEWLY REVEALED CONTENTS MAY NOT FETCH BIG DOLLARS AT AN AUCTION... TO THIS WOMEN'S GROUP - IT'S A PRICELESS PIECE OF HISTORY.SIG-OUT: TED SHAFFREY, ASSOCIATED PRESS, NEW YORK