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: Anderson Cooper) The question of whether or not Congress has time to repeal the military's gay policy of "don't ask, don't tell" this year introduced; details given about Senator John McCain's changing position on the issue and the Pentagon report on repeal. [In September, Senator Mitch McCONNELL - calls this a political exercise.] [Sunday, McCONNELL, voice of Senator Jon KYL - say we cannot finish the defense authorization bill before the end of the year.] The facts about the time frame for usually passing the bill outlined.
(Studio: Anderson Cooper) Earlier interview held with Senator Joseph Lieberman about the issue. [LIEBERMAN - says we have time to take up the defense bill and we should do it up till and after Christmas; states we can stop a filibuster against the bill; comments on the opponens of "don't ask, don't tell".]
- Cooper, Anderson
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.