NBC Evening News for Tuesday, May 07, 2013
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(Pentagon: Jim Miklaszewski) A Pentagon survey showing a rise in sexual assaults in the military a day after the arrest of Air Force officer Lt. Col. Jeff Krusinski for groping a woman examined; statistics on assaults and convictions cited. [Secretary of Defense Chuck HAGEL – says it is a despicable crime.] [President OBAMA – says people have to be held accountable.] [Air Force chief of staff Gen. Mark WELSH- says it is the hook-up mentality of junior high and high school students.] [Senator Kirsten GILLIBRAND- says this is a violent act.] [Rape victim Sarah PLUMMER- says having someone within your chain of command handling the case doesn’t make sense.]
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