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United States Army / Persian Gulf War / Disabled Veterans / Prostheses #340785

CBS Evening News for Thursday, Jan 16, 1992
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(Studio: Dan Rather) Report introduced.

(Washington: Jim Stewart) Reaction to yesterday's Eye on America segment about poor quality prostheses furnished by the Army to disabled Persian Gulf war veterans featured; excerpts from segment shown. [On "CBS This Morning", Joint Chiefs of Staff chairman Colin POWELL - says problem will be fixed.] [In last night's segment Walter Reed Army Medical Center Dr. Colonel P.V. BELANDRES - talks about wasting money.] [Office of the Army Surgeon General Brigadier General Ronald BLANCK - explains Belandres' comment.] Protests from veterans groups following the segment reported. [American Legion national commander Dominic DiFRANCESCO - comments.] Army reported saying that the prostheses they provided were only intended to be temporary.

Reporter(s):
Rather, Dan;
Stewart, Jim
Duration:
00:02:00

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