NBC Evening News for Thursday, Jan 31, 2002
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(Studio: Tom Brokaw) Report introduced.
(Knoxville: Fred Francis) An update of the story on the plight of American veterans fighting the government over a 19th century law that deducts disability payments from retirement payments examined; details given of the veterans' lawsuit. [Disabled vet John DEAVER - complains.] [Lawyer Phil JONES - says veterans' entitlements are being taken away.] [Disabled vets Robert MANLEY, John KEENE - complain about legislation.] The Pentagon's opposition to change the system noted.
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