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Vietnam War / Col. Hackworth Interview #15993

ABC Evening News for Tuesday, Jun 22, 1971
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(Studio) United States planes bomb enemy positions around South Vietnam Fire Base Fuller as base conts. to be shelled; enemy forces overrun village; ambush South Vietnam force in Mekong Delta. Colonel David Hackworth resigning from army; disgusted with US army in South Vietnam.
REPORTER: Harry Reasoner

(South Vietnam) [HACKWORTH - says way to win war to win hearts and minds of people; US army still has warlord syndrome, doesn't identify with people; tells of commander behaving as warlord in small South Vietnam village; says South Vietnam officers come from higher social classes than South Vietnam soldiers; need highly motivated soldiers to win war.]
REPORTER: Howard Tuckner

Reasoner, Harry;
Tuckner, Howard

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