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Persian Gulf / Military Families #111550

ABC Evening News for Monday, Sep 28, 1987
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(Studio: Peter Jennings) Letter from United States sailor's wife appearing in Ann Landers' column recently on strains of husband's duty in Persian Gulf described.

(Norfolk, Virginia: Ned Potter) Impact on families of military personnel serving in Persian Gulf examined; scenes shown. [WOMAN - comments.] Incr. in calls to Navy hotline since USS Stark attack noted. [Pat JOHNSON - recalls ordeal until she had word on husband.] [Soc. worker Jamie OLITZKI - notes primary concerns of young children.] [Tracy HARMON - wants husband out of Navy.] Don. Harmon's role in putting out Stark fires noted. [Mary Jo YONKERS - cites need for Navy wives to learn self-sufficiency, independence to survive emotionally.]

Jennings, Peter;
Potter, Ned

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