CBS Evening News for Thursday, Aug 29, 2013
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(New York: Jim Axelrod) The settlement deal by the NFL to compensate former players with brain injuries examined; details given about the charge that the NFL concealed information about the effects of head trauma and commissioner Roger Goodell’s push for the settlement. [Former player with ALS Kevin TURNER – reacts to the settlement.] [Player Ralph Wenzel’s widow Eleanor PERFETTO- comments on her husband’s dementia.]
(Studio: Scott Pelley) Live discussion held with "NFL Today" host James Brown about this deal. [BROWN – says the league can now focus on football and there is no question mark hanging over what the owners will have to pay out; explains what it means for the players.]
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