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Vietnam Veterans' Benefits / President / Johnson #475341

NBC Evening News for Tuesday, Feb 26, 1974
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(Studio) Reporter Sarah McClendon tells President at news conference that Veterans Administration Donald Johnson releasing false information with regard to Vietnam vets' benefit checks. NBC report prompted McClendon's statement.
REPORTER: John Chancellor

(DC) President declares March 29 Vietnam Vets Day. At occasion, President discusses vets' complaints. [NIXON - urges Johnson to solve vets' problems with checks promptly.] [JOHNSON - insists vast major of checks paid on time, but constant changes keep some checks from reaching recipient on time.] VA victim of red tape.
REPORTER: Ron Nessen

Chancellor, John;
Nessen, Ron

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