Women in Combat

Members of the Senate debated S. 1507, the National Defense Authorization Act. A provision in the bill mandates the creation of a 15-member… read more

Members of the Senate debated S. 1507, the National Defense Authorization Act. A provision in the bill mandates the creation of a 15-member commission assigned to study regulations on women in combat. The Senate debated two amendments to the bill. One amendment permits women to fly military aircraft in combat, while the other prohibits gender restrictions on military assignments. The Senate passed the amendment prohibiting gender restrictions on assignments and tabled the amendment permitting women to fly in combat. close

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Women in Combat

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Program ID:
19920-1
Category:
Senate Highlight
Format:
Senate Highlight
Location:
Washington, District of Columbia, United States
First Aired:
Aug 01, 1991 | 12:26am EDT | C-SPAN 2
Last Aired:
Aug 04, 1991 | 5:20pm EDT | C-SPAN 1

Airing Details

  • Aug 01, 1991 | 12:26am EDT | C-SPAN 2
  • Aug 01, 1991 | 5:57am EDT | C-SPAN 1
  • Aug 03, 1991 | 7:35am EDT | C-SPAN 2
  • Aug 04, 1991 | 5:20pm EDT | C-SPAN 1
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