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Walter Reed Hospital / General's Firing #853801

CBS Evening News for Thursday, Mar 01, 2007
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(Studio: Katie Couric) Report introduced.

(Pentagon: David Martin) The Army's firing of Maj. Gen. George Weightman†, who was in charge of Walter Reed Army Medical Center in response to conditions and the sub-standard treatment of soldiers there, examined; details given about conditions at Building 18 and how the out-patient system keeps veterans in limbo. [Secretary of Defense Robert GATES - talks about stepping to the plate.] [Senator Jack REED - comments on looking at others {in authority} at Walter Reed hospital.] [February 21, WEIGHTMAN - describes conditions at the building.] [Representative Bill YOUNG - criticizes the Army response.] [Vet John SHANNON - says they lost his file!]

Couric, Katie;
Martin, David

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