TITLE

Secretary of Army rejects call for outside investigation of sex probe

PUB. DATE
March 1997
SOURCE
Jet;03/31/97, Vol. 91 Issue 19, p8
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Reports that despite allegations of misconduct by investigators probing into the US Army's sexual harassment scandal at the Aberdeen Proving Ground in Maryland, Army Secretary Togo West rejected measures for an outside investigation into the manner in which the investigation was conducted. How the majority of the supervisors charged are black; Comments from NAACP President and CEO Kweisi Mfume; The call by the Congressional Black Caucus (CBC) for an independent investigation.
ACCESSION #
9704083877

 

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