Governmental Programs in Operation:Federal - Veterans' Administration
AbstractGovernmental Programs in OperationFederal - Veterans' Administration SAGE Publications, Inc.1945DOI: 10.1177/107755874500200512 .f.'. i 3 ;. J, ~?'. ..... - veterans' Groups to Inspect V.A. Hospitals "Four separate nation-wide investigations of veterans' hospitals ~"~ under way--two of them by congressional groups and two of them initiated by the Veterans' Administration itself. The investigating 9"OUPS arex (1) a Senate Subcommittee on Wartime Health and Education headed by Senator Pepper. (?) the House committee on World War :~¡:N veterans' legislation headed by Representative Rankin. (3) The ,~ t ~=~~~s'r:~ _ American Legion, Veterans of Foreign Wars and Disabled American "' Veterans. 8 These groups were asked by Brigadier General Frank T. a- Hines 9 administrator of Veterans' affairs to co-operate in developing a program to reveal the factso (4) VA itself, principally I. through its advisory group of 16 medical men." . "Four Groups Probe Charges of Inferior Medical Service for . Former Servicemen", The Ann Arbor News, (April 30, 1945), 5. ;:~'~.- : _ ... Ct'.~ <:'~~~~'"':.~L,,;~;'-1r-"t~:~J t .. ~'.: \. ~ , ,:",:~.. · = . ;,. ¡ "Every Veterans' Administration hospital has been visited by one or more Congressmen since charges of mal«administration were brought before Congress recently.