× The Vanderbilt Television News Archive is currently closed to in-person research. For the latest information about COVID-19 (coronavirus disease), visit vu.edu/coronavirus.
Search the Archive

Military / Army Recruitment #790659

ABC Evening News for Friday, May 20, 2005
View other clips in this broadcast →

Material supplied by VTNA may be used for educational analysis or research only. Any editing, reproduction, publication, rebroadcast, public showing or public display may be prohibited by copyright laws.

(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.]

Reporter(s):
Vargas, Elizabeth;
Harris, Dan
Duration:
00:02:20

Note to sponsor members: The Vanderbilt Television News Archive video player requires a modern operating system and browser to work properly. If you are experiencing playback problems, check the minimum requirements and adjust your setup accordingly. After adjustments, if you continue to experience problems, please contact us.

Welcome! Above is the abstract of the item that you're interested in viewing from the Vanderbilt Television News Archive's collection. You have three options if you'd like to view this item:

  • You may request a loan of this video by registering on our website and placing an order.
  • You may visit the Television News Archive on the Vanderbilt campus to view on-site from the Archive's collection.
  • If you are associated with a college or university, you may ask your library if they would like to become a sponsor, which would give students and faculty at your institution the ability to view items from our collection.

If you believe that you are associated with a sponsoring college or university and have received this message in error, please let us know.