NBC Evening News for Saturday, Jul 06, 1991
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(Studio: Garrick Utley) Report introduced.
(Pentagon: Jamie Gangel) Issue of the Pentagon's ban on homosexuals in the military examined; details given of various arguments for and against. [At the Silver Bullet Bar in Long Beach, California, off-duty sailors Russ WEINGART, Charles WEDDING; former Naval Academy cadet Joe STEFFAN - comment.] Steffan's discharge after he announced he was gay and his fight to have the ban called unconstitutional detailed. [Recently retired General Thomas KELLY, former assistant Secretary of Defense Lawrence KORB - offer differing opinions on the issue.] Timetable for a change in policy discussed.
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