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Vietnam Veterans Hunger Strike #278050

CBS Evening News for Wednesday, Jun 03, 1981
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(Studio) Despite conciliatory words from Veterans Administration, California hunger strikers said still bitter.
REPORTER: Dan Rather

(Los Angeles, California) Effects of strike shown, described. 2 strikers especially noted. Issues cited. Mtg. with Pres Reagan said demanded. Agent Orange effect named as issue. [Spec. assistant V. A. Nick LONGWORTH - assures admin.'s concern for Vietnam vets.] [Hunger striker Richard OGDEN - speaks of combat fatigue.] [Vietnam veteran Steve SUWALSKY - says Veterans Administration does not relate to vets.] Hunger strike said to continue; scenes at hospital shown.
REPORTER: Harold Dow

Dow, Harold;
Rather, Dan

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