ABC Evening News for Monday, Jun 24, 1996
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(Studio: Peter Jennings) The weekly look at how the government spends taxpayers' money introduced.
(Washington: John Martin) The cost of bookkeeping errors by the Veterans Administration examined; the case of disabled pensioner Skip Sibbald, who went bankrupt following the government's request for a remittance on money he had been given. [SIBBALD - says he had to go bankrupt.] The cost to the veterans and to the taxpayers of Veterans Administration overpayments explained. [American Legion national commander Daniel LUDWIG, disabled veteran Dennis Tenety's wife Jackie GARRICK, Department of Veterans Affairs Gary HICKMAN - comment on the problems.]
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