Making Gay History | LGBTQ Oral Histories from the Archive
Season 6: Episode 2: Vernon E. "Copy" Berg III
Nov 7, 2019 · 26 min
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In 1975, long before “Don’t Ask, Don’t Tell,” the Navy asked, and Officer Copy Berg told: “Yes, I am gay.” When Copy chose to challenge the military’s ban on homosexuals, the Pentagon fought back with all guns blazing. 

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