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Veterans Lobby #265543

CBS Evening News for Friday, Aug 10, 1979
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(Studio) Formation of new veterans lobby, designed to get benefits for victims of nuclear tests, announced.
REPORTER: Roger Mudd

(DC) No. of atmospheric nuclear tests conducted by Army between 1946 and 1962 and number of soldiers involved recalled; Pentagon films shown. Chgs. by new Atomic Veterans Association with regard to treatment of victims of such tests outlined. [Former Army sergeant Orville KELLY - says if he dies of cancer, he will have been killed by United States government] [Former Army private Henry HINKIE - notes number of nuclear tests he was exposed to and health of 8 year old son.] [Widow of Marine major. Pat BROUDY - says Watergate only dealt with morals and money; this issue deals with life.] [Veterans Administration Dr. Paul HABER - says Veterans Administration isn't indifferent.] Future action of Atomic Veterans Association outlined.
REPORTER: Ike Pappas

Mudd, Roger;
Pappas, Ike

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