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NBC Evening News for Thursday, Jul 31, 2008
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(Studio: Brian Williams) Report introduced. NOTE: Local weather bulletin on screen.

(Pentagon: Jim Miklaszewski) Efforts to address sexual assault in the military featured; figures on assaults on female troops and courts martial of accused rapists cited; details recalled of the murder of pregnant Marine Maria Lauterbach††. [Red Cross worker Ingrid TORRES††- testifies about being raped.] [Representative Jane HARMAN†- says women in the military are more likely to be raped by a fellow soldier than killed by an enemy in Iraq.] [Mother Mary LAUTERBACH††- says there will be more victims.] [Representative Christopher SHAYS†- criticizes the Defense Department’s response.] [Army Lt. Gen. Michael ROCHELLE†- says the Army treats sexual assault very seriously.]

Reporter(s):
Williams, Brian;
Miklaszewski, Jim
Duration:
00:02:10

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