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NBC Evening News for Wednesday, Nov 11, 1992
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(Studio: Tom Brokaw) Report introduced.

(Little Rock: Andrea Mitchell) The issue before President-elect Bill Clinton of gay rights examined. [CLINTON - says gays should not be booted out of the military.] [On August 25, CLINTON - comments.] Clinton's positions on the gay issues of marriages, inheritance rights, hate crimes, AIDS funding cited. [Clinton adviser and AIDS sufferer Robert HATTOY - says Clinton is opposed to bigotry.] The views of the opposition outlined. [Family Research Council Gary BAUER - comments.] [Gay political organizer David MIXNER - says gays are now a voting bloc.]

(Studio: Tom Brokaw) Interview held with an expert on military affairs. [US Army retired Colonel Harry SUMMERS - says overt behavior and the confrontational politics by homosexuals in the military could be disruptive; points out that changes in society are reflected in the military.]

Brokaw, Tom;
Mitchell, Andrea

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