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Vietnam Remembered (Part XV) #303309

CBS Evening News for Monday, Apr 29, 1985
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(Studio) April 30, 1975, fall of Saigon, Vietnam, recalled.
REPORTER: Dan Rather

(NYC) Vietnam war's impact on United States sense of ethics in combat examined; war footage shown. [Reverend William MAHEDY - recalls veteran's loss of faith in Vietnam.] [Today, SOLDIER - thinks Vietnam war taught United States terrorist tactics.] United States Air Force Academy's mandatory ethics course discussed. [STUDENTS - consider ethical issues faced in combat.] [PILOTS - discuss war.] [Colonel Malham WAKIN - cites need to rely on moral character of indivs. in crises.] United States massacre of My Lai recalled; incident's impact on nation considered. [WAKIN - instructs students on My Lai, Lieutenant William Calley's role.]
REPORTER: Morley Safer

Rather, Dan;
Safer, Morley

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