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Washington, DC / Anti-War Protests #216190

CBS Evening News for Sunday, Apr 18, 1971
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(Studio) Anti-war protests in DC.
REPORTER: Roger Mudd

(DC) 1,000 Vietnam Vets expected for week of Vietnam war protest activities. [Vet. John Forbes KERRY - thinks vets: have best chance of telling truth about war; can tell of dangers of US-Vietnam policy with more credibility than anyone.] Vets. may give medals back to Govt.
REPORTER: Tony Sargent

(DC) Concerned Ofrs.' Movement include active duty GIs against Vietnam War. [United States Air Force Lieutenant James CARR - says trying to work within system to bring about change.] [United States Air Force Lieutenant Delbert TERRILL - says appeal to Middle Americans] [USN Lieutenant J. G. Robert C. BROWN - feels to be responsible most effective way to create change.] Concerned Ofrs. Movement suing Defense Department for harassing members with transfers, menial jobs; Defense Department cites directive stating no commander can be indifferent to conduct affecting unit performance. [BROWN - says highest obligation American citizens, highest loyalty to US constitution.] [CARR - says high ranking officers say whatever please, lower officers harassed for dissenting.]
REPORTER: Bruce Morton

Morton, Bruce;
Mudd, Roger;
Sargent, Tony

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