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CNN Evening News for Wednesday, Apr 30, 2014
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(Studio: Anderson Cooper) The CNN report on care at V.A. hospitals recalled. {See April 23, 2014, for most recent report.} [President OBAMA - reacts to the allegations about the Phoenix V.A.]

(Phoenix: Drew Griffin) CNN's attempts to interview the director of the Phoenix V.A. facility Sharon Helman† shown; details given about a secret electronic list to hide the facts that veterans waited for months to see a doctor. [In interview, HELMAN - says the allegations are being reviewed by the inspector general.] [V.A. chief of staff Dr. Darren DEERING†- says there was confusion among the medical staff about patient appointments so we did the electronic list.] The source reports from inside the V.A. blaming the list for veterans' deaths recalled. The status of appointments for veterans at this time and the refusal by V.A. head Eric Shinseki to be interviewed discussed.

Cooper, Anderson;
Griffin, Drew

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