The Canadian Press

2007-09-12 | Agent Orange Compensation

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On September 12th, Ottawa announced a 96 million dollar compensation package for veterans exposed to dioxin-contaminated herbicides at New Brunswick's CFB Gagetown. Veterans like John Chisholm said it had been a long, hard fight. (The annual spray programs at the base included US military tests of Agent Orange and other combat defoliants over several days in 1966 and 1967.)

Date: 2007-09-12
Placeline: FREDERICTON, New Brunswick.
Source: The Canadian Press
Length: 19 seconds

Transcript Prediction: << when you consider that we went through Prime Ministers since since Lester Pearson in 1955 and 56 that when the serious stuff here first started out for the annual spray down there and they knew then what it was doing everybody and they just let it go >>