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Military / Walter Reed Hospital #860729

NBC Evening News for Tuesday, Mar 06, 2007
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(Baghdad: Brian Williams) President Bush's announcement that former Senator Robert Dole and former HHS Secretary Donna Shalala will head a commission to investigate problems at military and V.A. hospitals reported.

(Washington: Lisa Myers) Criticism that inept contractors are responsible for the problems at Walter Reed Army Medical Center examined; details given of the Army’s decision to outsource maintenance to International American Products {IAP}, which played a major role in the ice fiasco after Hurricane Katrina. [Senator John McCAIN – says it was a failure to take care of our troops.] [Government workers’ union president John GAGE†- comments on the Army’s determination to contract jobs out.] [Representative Henry WAXMAN†- criticizes IAP.]

Williams, Brian;
Myers, Lisa

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