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Pentagon / Military Shakeup / Walter Reed #853848

ABC Evening News for Friday, Mar 02, 2007
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(Studio: Charles Gibson) Report introduced.

(Pentagon: Jonathan Karl) The resignation of Secretary of the Army Francis Harvey in the aftermath of the scandal over conditions at the Walter Reed Army Medical Center examined; scenes shown from the hospital's Building 18; details given of the replacement of Lt. Gen. Kevin Kiley by Maj. Gen. Eric Schoomaker as temporary commander. [Secretary of Defense Robert GATES - says some in the Army have not realized the seriousness of the hospital conditions.] President Bush's plans to announce tomorrow a thorough review of all military medical facilities noted. [Voice of BUSH - calls this "unacceptable."] [Senator Patrick LEAHY - says there is nothing there for the returning soldiers.] Memo written six months ago to Maj. Gen. George Weightman about patient care quoted.

Gibson, Charles;
Karl, Jonathan

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