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Washington, DC / Walter Reed Hospital #1003186

NBC Evening News for Wednesday, Jul 27, 2011
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(Studio: Kate Snow) Report introduced.

(Walter Reed Army Medical Center: Jim Miklaszewski) The closing of Walter Reed Army Medical Center in Washington, DC after caring for wounded war veterans since World War I featured; scenes shown from inside the hospital and the new rehab center at Bethesda Naval Hospital; details given about famous inhabitants, including WWI Gen. “Black Jack” Pershing and President Dwight Eisenhower, and the 2007 scandal over poor housing conditions for outpatients. [Hospital commander Col. Norvell COOTS††- says it’s an important place of healing.] [Hospital historian Dr. John PIERCE††- shows the spot where Pershing blessed Gen. George Patton.] [Nurse Rosemary EDINGER††- comments on treating the young soldiers.]

Snow, Kate;
Miklaszewski, Jim

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