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June 16, 1945


JAMA. 1945;128(7):522-529. doi:10.1001/jama.1945.02860240048018

Washington Letter  (From a Special Correspondent)June 11, 1945.

Veterans Administration Probe Continues Despite Bradley Appointment  Investigation of the Veterans Administration will continue despite appointment of Gen. Omar N. Bradley to replace Brig. Gen. Frank T. Hines, who is to be given another assignment by President Truman. Chairman John E. Rankin of the House Committee on World War Veterans Legislation said that the change in chiefs would not affect the inquiry into the agency prompted by allegations of mismanagement of hospital and medical facilities.

Inadequate Hospitalization Found by Veterans of Foreign Wars  In its findings on conditions in Veterans Administration hospitals, to be released tomorrow, the Veterans of Foreign Wars reports that inadequate hospitalization for discharged veterans were found in 47 per cent of the hospital facilities operated by the Veterans Administration. Its survey, like the legion investigation, was conducted at the invitation of Brigadier General Hines. "We find grave