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Resource ID: #23555
Subject: Military
Source: Washington Post
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Date: 02/18/2007; 12/02/2007

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"Wounded veterans of the war in Iraq were housed in substandard quarters at Walter Reed Army Medical Center and faced neglect and bureaucracy as they sought medical care." Priest and Hull penetrated the secretive world of the Army's premier medical facility, Walter Reed Hospital, to document in chilling detail the callous mistreatment and neglect of America's war-wounded. Their expose — fueled by immersion reporting and fine narrative storytelling — fired a shot heard around the world and led to decisive action at the Pentagon.

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