NBC Evening News for Thursday, Apr 25, 1985
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REPORTER: Tom Brokaw
(Bethesda, Maryland) Scandal at naval hospital here, where Pres Reagan is treated, over hospital's hiring and then firing of chief heart surgeon Dr. Donal Billig discussed; allegations following him to Bethesda from Monmouth Med. Center, New Jersey, reviewed. Monmouth chgs. against Billig listed on screen. [New Jersey vp. Justin BOHEMEY - describes warning Navy of Billig's poor medical performance before they hired him at Bethesda.] Navy audit report criticizing procedures in hiring personnel quoted on screen. Senator James SASSER - criticizes Navy's lack of medical care.]
REPORTER: Robert Hager
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