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West Point Cheating Scandal / Rules Revision / Reaction #247606

CBS Evening News for Monday, Aug 23, 1976
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(Studio) Army Secretary Martin Hoffmann intervenes in West Point cheating scandal.
REPORTER: Roger Mudd

(DC) Revisions in rules by Hoffmann noted. Hoffmann says still has faith in honor code. [HOFFMANN - says base of honor system sound, but extraordinary measures needed to restore health of system.] [West Point superintendent Lieutenant General Sidney BERRY - predicts mixed reactions by cadets.] Hoffmann says this is 1-time softening of rules.
REPORTER: Marya McLaughlin

(West Point, New York) At Academy, cadets listen to proceedings; reactions mixed. [Cadet William CODY - says happy to be able to come back, but disappointed wasn't reinstated.] [Cadet Richard McCOLLAM - says if he's found guilty he'll take it to federal court] [Cadet Steve FERRIS - says many ways Academy can get around letting cadets back in. ]
REPORTER: Gary Shepard

McLaughlin, Marya;
Mudd, Roger;
Shepard, Gary

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