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Homosexuals in the Military / Clinton and Congress #589263

NBC Evening News for Wednesday, Jan 27, 1993
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(Studio: Tom Brokaw) Findings of NBC News/"Wall Street Journal" poll on the public's view of gays and lesbians in the military cited.

(Capitol Hill: Lisa Myers) Opposition in Congress to President Clinton's plan to end the ban on gays in the military featured. [Representative Ron DELLUMS, Senator Strom THURMOND, retired Captain Eugene "Red" McDANIEL; on Atlanta radio, two CALLERS - offer views on the issue.] [Senator Sam NUNN - outlines where the issue stands.]

(White House: Andrea Mitchell) Clinton's command decision on homosexuals in the military examined; scenes shown of him jogging with war veteran Senator Bob Kerrey. [KERREY - comments.] [CLINTON - says we are here to discuss the economy.] [November 20, 1991, CLINTON - supports gays in the military.] [Clinton political adviser Paul BEGALA - says Clinton stands on principle.]

(Studio: Tom Brokaw; Washington: Tim Russert) Democrats' concern about how Clinton is handling his campaign promises on economic issues, like taxes, and on cultural issues, like gays in the military, discussed.

Reporter(s):
Brokaw, Tom;
Mitchell, Andrea;
Myers, Lisa;
Russert, Tim
Duration:
00:06:40

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