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Vietnam Veterans #293196

CBS Evening News for Wednesday, Jan 11, 1984
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(Studio) Report introduced
REPORTER: Dan Rather

(Lummi Island, WA) Efforts of many Vietnam vets. to cope with psychological scars retreating to hermit-like existence in Washington examined; Scott Kerr's case cited as example [KERR - describes return home; explains lone existence in woods.] No. Vietnam vets. believed surviving in Washington forests mentioned. [Cnslr. Hayyim GROSSMAN - describes vets.' existence.] [Carl DECKER - discusses his life as loner.] [KERR - feels treated like a dog.] [Vietnam vet center spokesperson Stephen MOLNAR - cites vets.' anger.] [KERR - implies sense of emotional death.]
REPORTER: Barry Petersen

Petersen, Barry;
Rather, Dan

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