War Produces Medical Miracles: Who Gets to Use Them?

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Like other wars, the war in Iraq has produced its share of medical miracles that help repay the sacrifices made by wounded veterans. But some involve high technology that is very expensive. We hear about some developments, who pays to make it available and how it's decided which veterans qualify. Also, civil rights cases are in the spotlight as President Obama closes in on a successor to Supreme Court Justice David Souter. On Reporter's Notebook, a film festival devoted to celebrating the successes and sacrifices of American soldiers.

Credits

Host:
Warren Olney

Producers:
Frances Anderton, Karen Radziner