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Military / Wounded Veterans #871631

CBS Evening News for Tuesday, May 29, 2007
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(Studio: Katie Couric) The first anniversary of the attack in Iraq that killed CBS News team members James Brolan† and Paul Douglas† and wounded correspondent Kimberly Dozier noted; scenes shown from a memorial service at the “journalists’ church” in London {St. Bride’s††}.

(Studio: Kimberly Dozier) The hurdles faced by veterans recovering from blast wounds featured; survival injury rates for different wars cited; details given about problems related to the drug-resistant bacteria acinetobacter† and the growth of excess bone; X-ray images shown; scenes shown of Dozier asking Congress to fund research on extremity injuries. [Trauma surgeon Dr. David STEINBRUNER†- comments on Dozier’s treatment.] [Injured soldier S/Sgt. Nathan REED†- comments on his decision to have his leg amputated.]

(Studio: Katie Couric, Kimberly Dozier) Dozier’s recovery and the care of veterans discussed.

Reporter(s):
Couric, Katie;
Dozier, Kimberly;
Kimberly, Katie Couric,
Duration:
00:04:50

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