Byline: Jim Lehrer, Kwame Holman; 2007-03-05; NewsHour;
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SPC. JEREMY DUNCAN: The conditions in the room, in my mind, were just -- it was unforgivable for anybody to live. It wasn't fit for anybody to live in a room like that. I know most soldiers have -- you've just come out of recovery, you have weaker immune systems.The black mold can do damage to people, the holes in the walls. I wouldn't live there, even if I had to. It wasn't fit for anybody.
Description:Radio broadcast titled "Is This Any Way to Treat Our Troops? The Care and Condition of Wounded Soldiers at Walter Reed" covering the first congressional hearing prompted by the Walter Reed scandal. The broadcast includes interviews with Rep. John Tierney (D) of Massachusetts (chair of the oversight hearing), Staff Sgt. John Shannon (Walter Reed patient) and top army officials.
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