CNN Evening News for Friday, Mar 13, 2009
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(New York: Randi Kaye) President Obama and the issue of gays in the military examined; details given about his campaign promise and whether he should deal with such controversial issues; scenes shown from a rally in Washington. [At rally, former Navy commander Zoe DUNNING- jokes about being a lesbian in the military.] [Former Clinton adviser on gay issues Richard SOCARIDES, Family Research Council Tony PERKINS- offer differing opinions on the gay rights issue and what Obama should do about social issues.]
(Studio: John King) Live discussion held with "Unfriendly Fire" author Nathaniel Franks and Capitol Resource Inst. Karen England about gay issues. [Supports gay rights, FRANKS, advocates family values, ENGLAND - offer differing opinions on the gays in the military issue, social agendas and extending benefits to same sex couples.] Other material: Obama's April 11, 2008, statement in "The Advocate" about the waste of kicking gays out of the military.
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