scouts-l Mail Archive for November of 1999: SCOUTING & THE PRESS
Denny Otillio (denny@MATRIXOIL.COM
Thu Nov 11 1999 - 08:56:00 CST
>Sent to me by an Admiral friend.... TB
>Note: This is an exact replication of National Public
>Radio (NPR) interview between a female broadcaster,
>and US Army General Reinwald who was about to sponsor
>a Boy Scout Troop visiting his military installation.
>INTERVIEWER: "So, General Reinwald, what things
>are you going to teach these young boys when they
>visit your base?"
>GENERAL REINWALD: We're going to teach them climbing,
>canoeing, archery, and shooting."
>INTERVIEWER: "Shooting! that's a bit irresponsible,
>GENERAL REINWALD: "I don't see why, they'll be
>properly supervised on the rifle range."
>INTERVIEWER: "Don't you admit that this is a
>terribly dangerous activity to be teaching children?"
>GENERAL REINWALD: "I don't see how....we will be
>teaching them proper rifle discipline before they
>even touch a firearm."
>INTERVIEWER: "But you're equipping them to become
>GENERAL REINWALD: "Well, you're equipped to be
>a prostitute, but you're not one, are you?"
>The radio went silent and the interview ended.