NBC Evening News for Saturday, Dec 18, 2010
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(Capitol Hill: Kelly O'Donnell) The Senate vote to repeal "don't ask, don't tell" for gays in the military featured; scenes shown from the Senate. [Senators Kirsten GILLIBRAND, Patrick LEAHY, Lindsey GRAHAM, John McCAIN, Dianne FEINSTEIN, Susan COLLINS, Joseph LIEBERMAN - offer views on the legislation.]
(Studio: Lester Holt) A statement from Secretary of Defense Robert Gates about the change noted.
(Chicago: Kevin Tibbles) The reaction to the gay policy examined. [Retired Navy Capt. Joan DARRAH††- recalls her fear of being outed.] [December 3, Marine commandant Gen. James AMOS†- worries about disruption.] [In a coffee shop near Seattle, Sgt. Marcus McGIVNEY, retired soldier Stephen BINDA - comment.]