NBC Evening News for Monday, Aug 09, 1999
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(Los Angeles: Tom Brokaw) Report introduced.
(Fort Campbell, Kentucky: Lisa Myers) The murder of PFC Barry Winchell at Fort Campbell, Kentucky, featured; details given of evidence that Winchell was killed because he was gay; graphic language warning given. [Winchell's mother Pat KUTTELES - says her son was murdered on an Army base; describes the murder; says her son never had a chance.] [Winchell's stepfather Wally KUTTELES - says Barry had a quick mind and a good heart.] [Retired SOLDIER - says some soldiers were cussing at the scene of the crime.] [Female impersonator Calpurnia ADAMS - says he is certain Barry died because he was gay.] [SOLDIER - says the gay soldiers are afraid.] [Service Legal Defense Network Michelle BENECKE - says witnesses are afraid to come forward.] [Army spokesperson Major Pamela HART - says the investigation is being done as aggressively as possible.]