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Zumwalt Death #117344

ABC Evening News for Saturday, Aug 13, 1988
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(Studio: Carole Simpson) Death of Elmo Zumwalt III reported; his exposure to "Agent Orange" during Vietnam war recalled. Report introduced.

(NYC: Ned Potter) Zumwalt's role in Vietnam war under command of father Admiral Elmo Zumwalt reported; war scenes shown. [In 1986, Elmo ZUMWALT III - comments on being in war; discusses his quality of life.] Admiral Zumwalt's ordering of use of defoliant Agent Orange explained; scenes shown; details given of carcinogenic nature of defoliant. [ZUMWALT III - talks about father.] [Admiral ZUMWALT - says he does not feel guilt.] Today's interview with Admiral Zumwalt shown. [Admiral ZUMWALT - talks about son and the defoliation.] [Co-author with Zumwalts, John PECKANAN - talks about Admiral Zumwalt's feelings.] [Admiral ZUMWALT - talks about son.]

Potter, Ned;
Simpson, Carole

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