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Navy / Sexual Harassment / Tailhook Scandal #142003

ABC Evening News for Saturday, Jun 27, 1992
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(Studio: Carole Simpson) Reports introduced.

(Pentagon: Bob Zelnick) Intervention of President Bush into the investigation of sexual harassment charges in the Navy's Tailhook Association scandal featured; Lieutenant Paula Coughlin, whose initiative triggered the investigation, shown; details given of the conspiracy of silence within the Navy. [On "Nightline", former Secretary of the Navy James WEBB - comments.] Bush said to have engineered the dismissal of Navy Secretary H. Lawrence Garrett.

(San Diego: Ron Claiborne) Reaction of Navy personnel to the controversial incident at a naval aviators' convention featured. [In San Diego, three MEN - comment.] [At Miramar Naval Air Station, California, Navy WOMAN - says she has been harassed by enlisted men.]

(Studio: Carole Simpson) Coverage of the Tailhook scandal on "This Week with David Brinkley" noted.

(Chicago: Tom Foreman) Reaction of NOW convention to the Tailhook scandal as another example of women's issues featured; scenes shown from Chicago. [NOW's Dolores HUERTA - talks about discrimination.] [Florida Congressional candidate Carrie MEEK, New Hampshire gubernatorial candidate Deborah ARNESEN - talk about political issues.]

Reporter(s):
Claiborne, Ron;
Foreman, Tom;
Simpson, Carole;
Zelnick, Bob
Duration:
00:05:20

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