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Battle of Hue Recalled / Disabled Vets Discuss South Vietnam Today #239138

CBS Evening News for Thursday, Mar 20, 1975
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(Studio) Hue revered in South Vietnam as center of Vietnam ntlism.; Hue scene of bloody battle 7 years ago while Americans stationed there.
REPORTER: Roger Mudd

(NYC) In February 1968, Tet offensive began on Hue; details of attack recounted; film shown. Nearly 2000 persons rounded up and killed by Communists in Hue. Battle of Hue lasted 25 days. Thousands of Americans and Vietnam died in battle of Hue; question now being asked: for what?
REPORTER: John Laurence

(Studio) In dozen years Americans actively fought in Vietnam, nearly 57,000 American soldiers killed and 300,000 wounded. Some wounded discuss present situation in South Vietnam.
REPORTER: Roger Mudd

(NYC) Approximately 2000 vets remain in hospitals, almost totally disabled. [Lamont FLOURNEY - believes he lost his legs for nothing.] [Robert PINE - thinks people were killed and are still being killed for nothing. If choice had to be made again, he would go to Canada.] Some men don't want to talk about Vietnam.
REPORTER: Chris Kelley

Reporter(s):
Kelley, Chris;
Laurence, John;
Mudd, Roger
Duration:
00:03:50

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