CBS Evening News for Friday, Feb 02, 1973
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(Studio) Image of military visibly changing, especially at Fort Lee, Virginia.
REPORTER: Walter Cronkite
(Fort Lee, Virginia) Army's Leroy Martin learning to cook. Will soon be aide for military brass. [Instructor SFC Harry KLINE - explains how tables set correctly.] [Instructor SFC Mack LEVERETTE - explains how to make salad.] Household help for generals costs $17 million/yearly [School Commander Major Richard WEINZ - says aides one of benefits of being a general.] Instructor M/sergeant L. HETTINGER - explains how aides prepare proper uniforms for generals for various occasions.] [Senator William PROXMIRE - says aides babysit, drive general's wife around, wash cars for general's family. This humiliating for aides.] Proxmire wants enlisted aide program stopped.
REPORTER: Bob Schieffer
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