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Raddatz / Plane Flight #1032064

ABC Evening News for Wednesday, Oct 10, 2012
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(Studio: Diane Sawyer) ABC News Martha Raddatz's moderating of the vice presidential debate tomorrow noted.

(Seymour Johnson Air Force Base Washington: Martha Raddatz) A flight in the F-15 Strike Eagle plane with Seymour Air Force Base fighter wing commander Col. Jeannie Flynn Leavitt† as pilot featured; details given about Leavitt's combat career and her now heading a 5,000 person fighter wing; scenes shown from the flight. [LEAVITT - talks about being the first female fighter pilot and how performance matters.] [In 1991 on CSPAN, Marine Corps commandant retired Gen. Robert BARROW†- opposes women in combat units.] [USAF Capt. Patricia NADEAU†- comments on Leavitt.]

Sawyer, Diane;
Raddatz, Martha

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