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Navy / New Orleans Hospital / Use #249229

CBS Evening News for Sunday, Oct 30, 1977
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(Studio) Navy's acknowledgement with regard to endangered health care at its Oakland, California, hospital and almost opposite problem at another naval hospital cited.
REPORTER: Morton Dean

(New Orleans, Louisiana) Report on F. Edward Hebert Naval Hospital, in New Orleans; criticism with regard to nonuse -of hospital noted. [Navy corpsman Kirk PRICKETT - describes nonactivity in his section of hospital.] Reason for hospital being built here, connection with former House Armed Services chairperson Hebert and decision not to move much of Navy's operations to New Orleans cited. (Interview by Ike Pappas.) [Vice-admiral Willard ARENTZEN - notes reason hospital building was continued and acknowledges it's underutilized.] Other details on hospital use and operation and General Accounting Office study of its use cited.

Dean, Morton;
Rabel, Ed

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