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Memorial Day / Veterans / Pittsburgh V.A. Hospital #1044807

CNN Evening News for Monday, May 27, 2013
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(Studio: Anderson Cooper) The Memorial Day speech by President Obama at the Arlington National Cemetery shown. [OBAMA - talks about honoring these brave Americans.]

(No location given: Drew Griffin) The problems at the V.A. hospital in Pittsburgh examined; details given from a report that Legionella bacteria was found in the hospital's water supply, but the V.A. mishandled the water treatment leading to five veterans' deaths; scenes shown of federal guards keeping CNN out. [Senator Robert CASEY†- calls it a betrayal.] [Victim Mitch Wanstreet's sister Sandy RILEY†- talks about her brother.] [Victim William Nicklas' son David NICKLAS†- comments.] The pay bonus for regional director Michael Mooreland† despite the outbreak noted. [Representative Jeff MILLER - says someone needs to be fired.] The performance bonuses for V.A. directors despite the problem and how the deaths could have been prevented discussed.

Reporter(s):
Cooper, Anderson;
Griffin, Drew
Duration:
00:07:00

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