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Vann Death #223471

CBS Evening News for Friday, Jun 16, 1972
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(Studio) John Paul Vann, United States adviser in South Vietnam, funeral held in Arlington Natl. Cemetery.
REPORTER: Walter Cronkite

(DC) Vann given heroes funeral. Mourners include high-ranking administration officials and also Daniel Ellsberg, who leaked Pentagon Papers. Vann eulogized. Secretary of State William P. Rogers, Defense Secretary Melvin Laird head official delegation. Later President Nixon presents Medal of Freedom to Vann' s oldest son.
REPORTER: Bob Schieffer

Reporter(s):
Cronkite, Walter;
Schieffer, Bob
Duration:
00:01:00

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