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Military Veterans / Medical Care at V.A. / Follow-Up / Shinseki #1064793

CNN Evening News for Thursday, May 08, 2014
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(Studio: Anderson Cooper) The deaths of military veterans while on a secret waiting list at a V.A. hospital in Phoenix introduced.

(Studio: Anderson Cooper; San Antonio: Drew Griffin) The Congressional investigation of the secret list, the order of a national review of V.A. hospitals by V.A. Secretary Eric Shinseki and the investigation at another V.A. hospital in San Antonio reviewed. [V.A. clerk Brian TURNER - says we were instructed to "zero out" the dates whenever the appointments actually took place.] A statement from the San Antonio V.A. about Turner's claims quoted. The lack of accountability for higher ups in the V.A., the slow pace of internal investigations of appointment scheduling and President Obama 's support of Shinseki, who refuses CNN interviews, discussed.

Cooper, Anderson;
Griffin, Drew

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