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Vietnam Veterans #273882

CBS Evening News for Saturday, Oct 17, 1981
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(Studio) Report introduced
REPORTER: Bob Schieffer

(Cleveland, Ohio) [Vietnam veteran Carl BURR - feels ignored.] Funds earmarked for use with Vietnam vets. suffering from emotional disorders reported never used by Veterans Administration; details given. [Former Vet Center director William MAHEDY - thinks vets. have suffered.] [Mental Health Services, Veterans Administration, director Dr. Jack EWALT - admits to not spending funds.] Impact of situation on vets.noted. House committee said investigating Outreach program. [Representative Glenn ENGLISH - considers situation example of bureaucratic arrogance.] [EWALT - denies arrogance.] [Former Outreach coordinator William VONDERHAAR - comments.] [Dr. John WILSON - notes severity of delayed stress syndrome.]
REPORTER: Chris Kelley

Kelley, Chris;
Schieffer, Bob

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