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Unfriendly fire : how the gay ban undermines the military and weakens America

Author: Nathaniel Frank
Publisher: New York : Thomas Dunne Books, 2009.
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When the "don't ask, don't tell" policy emerged as a political compromise under Bill Clinton in 1993, it only ended up worsening the destructive gay ban that had been on the books since World War II. Drawing on more than a decade of research and hundreds of interviews, Nathaniel Frank exposes the military's policy toward gays and lesbians.
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Nathaniel Frank
ISBN: 9780312373481 0312373481
OCLC Number: 243544582
Awards: American Library Association Stonewall Book Awards, 2010 (Israel Fishman Non-Fiction Award).
Description: xxi, 342 p. ; 24 cm.
Contents: The long history of the military closet --
Christian soldiers : the morality of being gay --
The Powell-Nunn alliance --
Listening to Nunn : the congressional hearings on gay service --
The evidence --
Gays in foreign militaries --
"Don't ask, don't tell" don't work --
A flawed policy at its core --
Brain drain : Arabic linguists --
Gays out, ex-convicts in --
Rainbow warriors.
Responsibility: Nathaniel Frank.
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When the "don't ask, don't tell" policy emerged as a political compromise under Bill Clinton in 1993, it only ended up worsening the destructive gay ban that had been on the books since World War II. Drawing on more than a decade of research and hundreds of interviews, Nathaniel Frank exposes the military's policy toward gays and lesbians.

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