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West Point / Cheating Scandal #41257

ABC Evening News for Wednesday, Dec 15, 1976
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(Studio) Report on West Point cheating scandal, prepared by special commission headed by Frank Borman, released today. Both cadets and academy blamed for scandal; other details noted.
REPORTER: Barbara Walters

(West Point, New York) Among other points, commission recommends readmitting expelled cadets. Reaction at academy by cadets is mixed. [CADET - says if others come back it's will of those in charge, but feels it's taint on him and doesn't want it.] [2nd CADET - says overall it will give mbrs. different way to look at things.] 1 cadet interviewed didn't cheat, but tolerated it, and was expelled. [3rd CADET - says he feels he's been punished enough.] Army Secretary Martin Hoffmann and Borman speak to cadet assembly today. Commission report won't lay scandal to rest as it is virtually indictment of Army and academy's handling of matter.
REPORTER: Bettina Gregory

Gregory, Bettina;
Walters, Barbara

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