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Memorial Day / Moscow, Tennessee #277306

CBS Evening News for Monday, May 25, 1981
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(Studio) History of Memorial Day recalled. Vice President George Bush shown placing wreath on Tomb of Unknown Soldier. Atlanta veteran quoted with regard to Memorial Day being sham for vets. of Vietnam war.
REPORTER: Dan Rather

(Moscow, Tennessee) Moscow, Tennessee, Olympics races shown. Income from meet said going to scholarship fund for dependents of men killed in failed attempt to rescue Iran hostages. Colonel Charles Beckwith noted honored at event. [BECKWITH - blames bad luck for failed try. Fears terrorism is permanent and United States will feel it. Proud government now realizes it.] Beckwith said given treatment of hero in Moscow, Tennessee.
REPORTER: David Dick (WREC-TV tape)

Rather, Dan

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