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Committee Says Scandal Goes Beyond Walter Reed

Lawmakers assailed Army leaders Monday for the conditions at Walter Reed Medical Center in Washington, D.C., when the House Oversight and Government Reform Committee held a hearing at the hospital.

The head of the committee said the problems at Walter Reed were emblematic of a wider national problem in the military health-care system.

The Army has been the target of intense scrutiny since The Washington Post exposed poor housing and outpatient facilities at the hospital for veterans wounded in Iraq and Afghanistan.

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Guy Raz is the host, co-creator, and editorial director of three NPR programs, including two of its most popular ones: TED Radio Hour and How I Built This.Both shows are heard by more than 14 million people each month around the world. He is also the creator and co-host of NPR's first-ever podcast for kids, Wow In The World.