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(Studio: Anderson Cooper) The conclusion in an article by USAF Col. Om Phakash in "Joint Forces Quarterly" that the Don't Ask, Don't Tell policy for gays in the military has not worked quoted. [In the House, Representative Patrick MURPHY- cites the numbers of troops kicked out of the military for being gay.]
(Studio: Anderson Cooper) Live discussion held with gay Army Lt. Dan Choi & Center for Military Readiniess president Elaine Donnelly about gays in the military. [DONNELLY - talks about military eligibility & the law against forced intimacy; states those opposed to gays would be forced out.] [CHOI - says the harm is 13,000 soldiers are getting kicked out in a time of war: it is a matter of capability.]
- Cooper, Anderson
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