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Five years ago, V.A. hospitals potentially exposed thousands of veterans to potential infections like HIV/AIDS and Hepatitis. Ronan Farrow Daily and the NBC News Investigative Unit report that, for some, that was just the beginning of the nightmare.
Tom Coburn’s final act as a U.S. senator hurts thousands of veterans by blocking a bill to help suicide prevention. Ed Schultz is joined by Montel Williams who gives an impassioned plea for the need for Congress to help our veterans.
Sen. Joe Manchin, D-W.V., and Paul Rieckhoff of the Iraq and Afghanistan Veterans of America join msnbc to discuss the fury over Congress’ failure to pass suicide prevention aid for war veterans with PTSD despite bipartisan support in both Houses.
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Rachel Maddow plays Senator Tom Coburn’s oddly self-referential and perplexingly devoid of content remarks on the “Clay Hunt Suicide Prevention for American Veterans Act,” which he alone is preventing from passage through Congress.
Brian Williams says goodbye to Hollywood photographer Phil Stern, father of the modern baseball card Sy Berger, and political guru David Garth.
The placing of remembrance wreaths on veterans’ graves can be so important to their loved ones.
Wreaths Across America had the goal this year to raise enough money to place a wreath on every gravesite in Arlington National Cemetery.
Tens of thousands of volunteers this year will place more than 700,00 wreaths on veterans’ headstones. Morrill Worcester, founder of Wreaths Across America, explains how his organization started.