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FBI / Job Discrimination / Bettino Firing #125883

ABC Evening News for Tuesday, Nov 20, 1990
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(Studio: Barry Serafin) Recent job discrimination suits filed by Hispanic and black agents against FBI recalled.

(Washington: John Martin) Former FBI agent Frank Bettino's lawsuit charging agency with firing him due to his sexual preference examined; scenes shown from San Diego. [BETTINO - says he was fired as soon as FBI found out he was gay.] Recent statement from FBI director William Sessions about problems with having homosexual agents quoted. [Gay rights lawyer Richard GAYER, former agent Gary LATURNO - defend Bettino.] [Former assistant United States attorney Robert ROSE - criticizes FBI's actions.]

Martin, John;
Serafin, Barry

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