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Navy / Women In Combat / O'Keefe Interview #592626

NBC Evening News for Monday, Apr 05, 1993
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(Studio: Tom Brokaw) Report introduced.

(White House: Jim Miklaszewski) Move by the Navy toward allowing women in combat jobs on support ships featured; Navy scenes shown. [Navy pilot Lieutenant Cara HALTGREEN - comments.] [January 11, Joint Chiefs of Staff chairman Colin POWELL - says services should hold the line on ground combat.] President Clinton's administration noted taking no action so far on the women in combat issue. [Senator John McCAIN - links this transition to gays in the military.]

(Studio: Tom Brokaw) Interview held with former Navy secretary Sean O'Keefe. [O'KEEFE - predicts the Navy will now drag its feet on the issue; compares the issues of women and gays in close quarters on ships; reviews the history of the debate on women in combat in the Navy.]

Brokaw, Tom;
Miklaszewski, Jim

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