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Gays in the Military / Congress / Camp Lejeune, North Carolina #144145

ABC Evening News for Wednesday, Jan 27, 1993
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(Studio: Peter Jennings) Report introduced.

(White House: Brit Hume) Consultation between President Clinton and Congress over the issue of gays in the military featured; scenes shown of Clinton jogging with Senator Bob Kerrey. [Senator Sam NUNN - hopes for consensus rather than confrontation.] The administration's revised policy aimed at satisfying Nunn outlined.

(Studio: Peter Jennings) Report introduced.

(Capitol Hill: Jackie Judd) The debate in Congress over the issue of gays and lesbians in the military examined; scenes shown from Capitol Hill. [Veterans of Foreign Wars executive director Larry RIVERS - presents the view of America's veterans.] Aim by Congressional Republicans to introduce an amendment legislating a ban against gays in the military noted.

(Studio: Peter Jennings) Senator Edward Kennedy quoted on the issue.

(Camp Lejeune: Mike von Fremd) The realities of life in the military, despite Pentagon policy, featured; scenes shown of Marines at training exercises at Camp Lejeune, North Carolina. [Three MARINES, gay bar owner Danny LEONARD, shaded "Corporal DARREN," Major Jay FARRAR, shaded "sergeant JOHN" - comment on the gays issue.]

Reporter(s):
Hume, Brit;
Jennings, Peter;
Judd, Jackie;
von Fremd, Mike
Duration:
00:06:20

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