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Naval Academy / Scandals #165729

ABC Evening News for Friday, Apr 12, 1996
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(Studio: Peter Jennings) The dismissal of a cadet from the United States Naval Academy on illegal drug charges noted.

(Annapolis: David Ensor) A number of recent scandals haunting the Naval Academy examined; details given of yesterday's indictment of five midshipmen for selling stolen cars and last week's charges of sexual harassment against a midshipman. [Chief of naval operations Admiral Mike BOORDA - comments.] Recent article in the "Washington Post" by academy professor James Barry stating that the academy has developed a culture of hypocrisy cited. [BARRY - says the Navy's informal rules advocate loyalty over truth.] [US Naval Academy superintendent Admiral Charles LARSON - points out society's attitudes.]

Ensor, David;
Jennings, Peter

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