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PBS NewsHour | Secretary Panetta Lifts Military Ban on Women in Combat | PBS

Duration: 06:27
Program: PBS NewsHour #10548
Broadcast Date: Jan. 23, 2013

Secretary of Defense Leon Panetta decided to lift the ban on women in the military serving in combat, opening thousands of front line jobs to women and reversing the 1994 policy that kept them out of those positions. Gwen Ifill talks with James Kitfield of National Journal about the historic change and implications.

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Post Date: January 23, 2013