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CBS Evening News for Monday, Mar 05, 2007
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(Studio: Katie Couric) Report introduced.

(Pentagon: David Martin) Congressional hearings on the treatment of soldiers at Walter Reed Army Medical Center featured; scenes shown from the meeting and from the hospital. [Army S/Sgt. John Daniel SHANNON†- expresses frustration.] [Soldier's wife Annette McLEOD†- complains about the "mess" at Walter Reed and how we treat our soldiers.] [Former Walter Reed Medical Center commander Maj. Gen. George WEIGHTMAN†- offers an apology for the bureaucracy.] [Representative John TIERNEY†- says the problems are systemic.]

(Studio: Katie Couric) President Bush's appointment of a bipartisan commission noted. [Vice President Dick CHENEY - says the bureaucracy will not slow down action and Walter Reed will be fixed.]

Reporter(s):
Couric, Katie;
Martin, David
Duration:
00:03:00

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