CNN Evening News for Monday, Mar 05, 2007
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(Washington: Joe Johns) The indictment of the outpatient system at Walter Reed examined; scenes shown from the hearings; details given about last year's GAO report and the problems at Walter Reed, which is slated to close in 2011. [Army S/Sgt. John Daniel SHANNON- expresses frustration.] [Former Walter Reed Medical Center commander Maj. Gen. George WEIGHTMAN, Army Surgeon General Lt. Gen. Kevin KILEY- offer apologies.] [Army vice chief of staff Gen. Richard CODY- explains how the closing announcement caused issues.] The decision to close Walter Reed and plans for legislation to repeal the closing of the hospital discussed.
(Studio: Anderson Cooper) Taped interview held with McLeod about the Army's treatment of her husband. [McLEOD - says they were eager to get rid of her husband, Wendell; outlines who she talked to about her husband's case; suggests Weightman was used as a scapegoat.] [In testimony, McLEOD - talks about dealing with the system.]
(Studio: Anderson Cooper) The raw data on the V.A. system outlined on screen.
(Studio: Anderson Cooper; Washington: Joe Johns) The medical problems for the military at Walter Reed discussed.
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