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In Focus (Soldiers and Smoking) #624322

NBC Evening News for Saturday, May 02, 1998
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(Studio: Brian Williams) Report introduced.

(Washington: Bob Faw) The efforts by President Clinton's administration to end service-related benefits for veterans with smoking-related diseases due to the increasing caseload featured. [Veteran Charles SUGAREK - comments on his lung cancer.] [Department of Veteran Affairs Joe THOMAS - cites likely high claim numbers.] The reasoning as to why veterans' benefits should be continued outlined. [Smoking veteran with emphysema BOB SHANNON, American Legion official John SUMMERS, Representative Lane EVANS - want continued benefits.]

Reporter(s):
Faw, Bob;
Williams, Brian
Duration:
00:03:50

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