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Focus (Conscientious Objectors) #577215

NBC Evening News for Saturday, Sep 15, 1990
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(Studio: Garrick Utley) Protest in London, England, for peace in Persian Gulf reported; scenes shown.

(Los Angeles: Bill Lagattuta) Issue of conscientious objection to military service in the gulf examined; scenes shown of protesters in Hawaii who are supporting Marine Corporal Jeff Patterson. [PATTERSON, Marine reservist Erik LARSEN - declare themselves conscientious objectors.] Flood of telephone calls to anti-military counseling centers noted. United States Army's ad campaign shown. [Military counselor Ann WRIXON - criticizes the ads.] [Marine recruiter Sergeant Lloyd MIZELL - explains what recruits are told.] [Andre LYNNE - says he sees Marines as job training.] Conscientious objection further clarified.

Lagattuta, Bill;
Utley, Garrick

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