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GI Families Overseas #213061

CBS Evening News for Friday, Jan 29, 1971
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(Studio) Govt. doesn't pay expenses for army draftees overseas waiting family to join them.
REPORTER: Roger Mudd

(Nuremberg, West Germany) Those below sergeant rank must pay family expenses themselves. [sergeant David PEPPLE - don't see why wife of higher ranking soldier more important than mine.] Pepple family apt. shown. [PEPPLE - says air from sewage foul if open window.] [Gayle PEPPLE - says understands others' bitterness over way they live.] [PEPPLE - ironical US concerned about gold flow, yet hires local ntls. instead of soldiers' wives.] [Psychiatrist Major Steve SIMRING - if German government won't provide jobs for GI's wives, United States Govt. should; like to see welfare implementation here as in US.] GI's baby has pneumonia, not admitted to hospital. [WIFE - notes doctor says put baby near various heat sources, doesn't have any inhouse ]
REPORTER: John Sheahan

Reporter(s):
Mudd, Roger;
Sheahan, John
Duration:
00:05:10

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