Search the Archive

Military Veterans / V.A. Hospitals / Shinseki #1132984

CBS Evening News for Thursday, May 29, 2014
View other clips in this broadcast →

Material supplied by VTNA may be used for educational analysis or research only. Any editing, reproduction, publication, rebroadcast, public showing or public display may be prohibited by copyright laws.

(Studio: Norah O’Donnell) Report introduced.

(White House: Major Garrett) Intensifying political pressure on the administration for V.A. Secretary Eric Shinseki to resign over the hospital scandal featured.

(Studio: Norah O’Donnell) Report introduced.

(Capitol: Nancy Cordes) Dwindling support for Shinseki in Congress featured; senators calling for him to step down listed on screen. [Senator Al FRANKEN – says we need new leadership.] [Speaker of the House John BOEHNER – wonders if Shinseki resigning will get us to the bottom of the problem.]

(Studio: Norah O’Donnell) Report introduced.

(Chicago: Wyatt Andrews) A whistleblower’s account of how a computer trick allowed the V.A. to falsify reports on how long veterans wait for health care presented. [In shadow, WOMAN – says they were told to record zero wait time; says the supervisors ordered appointment setters to change records so they could get bonuses.] The response from the Edward Hines Jr. Veterans Administration Hospital and other facilities discussed.

O’Donnell, Norah;
Garrett, Major;
Cordes, Nancy;
Andrews, Wyatt

Note to sponsor members: The Vanderbilt Television News Archive video player requires a modern operating system and browser to work properly. If you are experiencing playback problems, check the minimum requirements and adjust your setup accordingly. After adjustments, if you continue to experience problems, please contact us.

Welcome! Above is the abstract of the item that you're interested in viewing from the Vanderbilt Television News Archive's collection. You have three options if you'd like to view this item:

  • You may request a loan of this video by registering on our website and placing an order.
  • You may visit the Television News Archive on the Vanderbilt campus to view on-site from the Archive's collection.
  • If you are associated with a college or university, you may ask your library if they would like to become a sponsor, which would give students and faculty at your institution the ability to view items from our collection.

If you believe that you are associated with a sponsoring college or university and have received this message in error, please let us know.