CBS Evening News for Monday, Apr 21, 2003
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(Studio: Dan Rather) Report introduced.
(Fort Bliss, Texas: Vince Gonzales) The American military’s plan to help former POWs prepare for the after-effects of their captivity followed by the publicity surrounding their release featured; scenes shown from the homecomings of Edgar Hernandez and the other soldiers. [Former POW SPC Joseph HUDSON- thanks everyone for support.] [Beaumont Army Medical Center Col. Glenn MITCHELL- talks about the process of recovery.] [Department of Defense Lt. Col. Elspeth RITCHIE- says we look for symptoms of post-traumatic stress disorder, depression & anxiety.] [1991 POW Lt. Col. Dale STORR- comments on hearing the news that Americans were captured; says these soldiers can get through this.]
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