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In Depth (South Florida / Cemetery Scandal) #653924

NBC Evening News for Wednesday, Dec 19, 2001
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(Studio: Tom Brokaw) Report introduced.

(West Palm Beach, Florida: Fred Francis) Accusations that South Florida cemetery Menorah Gardens has mismanaged records, misplaced bodies, and dug up old plots to make room for new burials featured; investigator's video shown of the discarded bones of Colonel Hyman Cohen. [Plaintiffs' lawyer Neal HIRSCHFELD - says plots were intentionally broken open and emptied, and the remains were thrown into the woods; says records are very poorly kept.] [Gravedigger Charles ALBERT - says he was ordered to dump Cohen's remains.] [Plaintiff Myra STONE - says knowing what happened to Cohen made her ill.] [Plaintiff Dr. Herbert FRANKLIN - says his parents are buried one on top of the other; says part of his parents' plot had been sold.]

Brokaw, Tom;
Francis, Fred

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