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CMCHS #283023

CBS Evening News for Sunday, Mar 07, 1982
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(Studio) Report introduced with regard to cooperative agreement between civilian hospitals and mil. in event of war.
REPORTER: Morton Dean

(San Francisco, California) [Physicians for Social Responsibility Jonathan LORCH, Defense Department spokesperson John BEARY - discuss Civilian Mil. Contingency Hospital System (CMCHS).] CMCHS examined; 1973 Arab-Israeli war recalled as example [BEARY - denies plan is preparation for nuclear war.] Criticism of system as possible encouragement of war outlined. [LORCH - explains opposition.] [Dr. Stanley NUDELMAN, hospital administration Joseph ZIM - discuss CMCHS.] Pro-CMCHS pamphlet discussed on screen. [Contra Costa Cnty. Hospital Catherine SMICK - opposes system.] [BEARY - dismisses critics.] [Archbishop John OUINN - defines moral issue at stake.] (Temporary audio and video interruption.)
REPORTER: Joan Snyder

Dean, Morton;
Snyder, Joan

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