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Army / Sexual Harassment #171900

ABC Evening News for Tuesday, Mar 11, 1997
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(Studio: Peter Jennings) Report introduced.

(Pentagon: David Ensor) Charges by five women recruits that Army investigators pressured them to make false accusations of rape against their drill sergeants at Aberdeen examined. [Pvt. Darla HORNBERGER, former Army Pvt. Kathryn LEMING, NAACP (National Association for the Advancement of Colored People) president Kweisi MFUME - outline allegations.] [Aberdeen Ordnance Center Lieutenant Colonel Gabriel RIESCO - comments.] The fact that sergeant Derek Robertson, S/Sgts. Delmar Simpson and Vernell Robinson have been charged with rape-related crimes noted.

Ensor, David;
Jennings, Peter

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