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Vietnam Veterans Memorial #294758

CBS Evening News for Friday, Nov 09, 1984
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(Studio) Popularity of Vietnam war vets. memorial in Washington, DC noted.
REPORTER: Dan Rather

(DC) Unveiling today of statue honoring Vietnam vets. featured; films shown. [Major General F. DAVIDSON (ret.), Vietnam veteran Everett ALVAREZ, veteran David CHRISTIAN - praise Vietnam vets.] Vietnam war films shown. [Historian Frances FITZGERALD - notes dual psychological perception of Vietnam vets.] Scenes from "Magnum P.I." shown courtesy Universal Television. [Tom SELLECK - praises Vietnam vets.] [Historian Barbara TUCHMAN - fears nation hasn't learned from experience; explains.] President Reagan's participation in Sunday memorial services and political implications for him of Nicaragua considered. [FITZGERALD - considers monument's importance for vets.]

Rather, Dan;
Simon, Bob

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