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Veterans Challenge 'Don't Ask, Don't Tell' Policy

Gay and lesbian veterans file a lawsuit in a Boston federal court seeking challenging the military's decade-old "Don't Ask, Don't Tell" policy. The policy says gays can serve if they don't reveal their sexual orientation. NPR's Tovia Smith reports.

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Tovia Smith is an award-winning NPR National Correspondent based in Boston, who's spent more than three decades covering news around New England and beyond.