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Homosexuals in the Military / Schindler Murder Case / Public's View #146272

ABC Evening News for Wednesday, Feb 03, 1993
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(Studio: Peter Jennings) The initial changes in the military's questioning of recruits about homosexuality noted.

(Pentagon: Bob Zelnick) The Navy's handling of the beating death of gay sailor Allen Schindler, of the USS Belleau Wood, featured; details given of the murder in Japan and the arrest of Airman Charles Vins and Airman Terry Helvey, the latter of whom will now be tried for murder. [Schindler's MOTHER - reads from his diary.] The issue raised of the military's indifference to violence against gays.

(Studio: Peter Jennings) Report introduced.

(Elkhart, IN: John McKenzie) The public's views on gays in the military examined; scenes shown from Elkhart, IN. [In bowling alley and a restaurant, six PEOPLE - offer views on gays and homosexuals in the military.] [Elkhart homosexual Larry ORD, frame shop owner Joan SMITH - comment.]

Reporter(s):
Jennings, Peter;
McKenzie, John;
Zelnick, Bob
Duration:
00:05:50

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