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West Point / Cheating Scandal #248777

CBS Evening News for Wednesday, Jan 05, 1977
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(Studio) Last week, special commission, headed by former astronaut Frank Borman, recommended that 152 expelled cadets be reinstated. Army Secretary Martin Hoffmann's ruling on matter noted.
REPORTER: Roger Mudd

(Washington, DC) [HOFFMANN - says when cadets can be reinstated. States part of blame for incident belongs to authorities and institution However, cadets also responsible.]
REPORTER: Ike Pappas

(US Mil. Academy, West Point, New York) Notes 1 of major changes is replacement of Major General Sidney Berry as superintendent No. 2 man, Brigadier General Walter Ulmer, commandant of cadets, transferred earlier and without promotion. [1st CADET - feels expelled cadets got better deal than those expelled in previous years] [2nd CADET - agrees with penalty and reinstatement of expelled cadets.] [3rd CADET - thinks good idea to give them another chance.] 124 of 147 cadets have Indicated they would like to come back.
REPORTER: Gary Shepard

Reporter(s):
Mudd, Roger;
Pappas, Ike;
Shepard, Gary
Duration:
00:03:10

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