05/11/2009 05:12 am ET Updated May 25, 2011

Reporter's Recorder Confiscated At Veterans Affairs Event

A Washington D.C.-based radio reporter says his audio storage device was inappropriately confiscated Tuesday by Veterans Affairs officials after he interviewed a patient at a VA Medical Center forum.

VA officials claim they intervened after the reporter "took advantage" of the patient, who was undergoing medical treatment.

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