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Military / Army Recruitment #790659

ABC Evening News for Friday, May 20, 2005
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(Studio: Elizabeth Vargas) The Army's suspension of recruiting for a day due to its current recruiting shortfall noted.

(New York: Dan Harris) Charges of recruiting improprieties examined; details given of the case in which high school student newspaper reporter David McSwane† recorded the recruitment pitch he received & of increased activism by parents in a counter-recruitment movement that tries to talk students out of signing up. [Army National Guard recruiter Sgt. Gary WALTON†- defends recruiting with integrity.] [Garfield High School PTA president Amy HAGOPIAN†- comments on the recruiting of young kids from poor families.] [Parent Louise WANNIER†- raises the invasion of privacy issue by recruiting.]

Vargas, Elizabeth;
Harris, Dan

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