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Military Base Closings / Eatontown, New Jersey / Walter Reed #790003

CBS Evening News for Saturday, May 14, 2005
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(Studio: Anthony Mason) Map shown of the 33 military bases targeted for closing.

(Eatontown, New Jersey: Michelle Miller) The reaction of the community to the planned closing of the Army's Fort Monmouth in New Jersey featured; scenes shown from Eatontown, New Jersey. [Business OWNER, cadet Chris HARDEMAN†, Mayor Gerald TARANTOLO†- react.]

(Washington: Joie Chen) The plans to consolidate Walter Reed Army Medical Center in Washington, DC, which has been the premier military hospital for 96 years, with another hospital in Maryland featured; scenes shown from the hospital. [Walter Reed Society Peter ESKER†- says Walter Reed is a name that resonates; states the change would be a natural resolution.] [DC delegate Eleanor Holmes NORTON†- says closing Walter Reed would be unacceptable.]

Mason, Anthony;
Miller, Michelle;
Chen, Joie

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