CBS Evening News for Friday, Nov 09, 1984
View other clips in this broadcast →
Material supplied by VTNA may be used for educational analysis or research only. Any editing, reproduction, publication, rebroadcast, public showing or public display may be prohibited by copyright laws.
(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.]
REPORTER: Bob Simon
Note to sponsor members: The Vanderbilt Television News Archive video player requires a modern operating system and browser to work properly. If you are experiencing playback problems, check the minimum requirements and adjust your setup accordingly. After adjustments, if you continue to experience problems, please contact us.
Welcome! Above is the abstract of the item that you're interested in viewing from the Vanderbilt Television News Archive's collection. You have three options if you'd like to view this item:
If you believe that you are associated with a sponsoring college or university and have received this message in error, please let us know.