CBS Evening News for Tuesday, Apr 30, 1985
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(Studio) April 30th noted anniversary of George Washington's presidency, Adolf Hitler's suicide, resignations of H.R. Haldeman and John Ehrlichman and fall of Saigon. 1975 fall of Saigon and its lasting impact on United States reviewed. [Stephen BAUER - recalls reaction of stranded Vietnamese to US departure.] James Thomas Davis recalled first American killed in Vietnam. [Livingston, Tennessee, RESIDENTS - consider war's lesson for US, Davis' death.] [Vets. Doug FAIRCHILD, Bill RIGOTI, former prisoners of war Ron BLISS, Michael McMAHON, Susan McMAHON, Ida JUDGE, Edna McMAHON - discuss war's lasting effect, last casualties Charles McMahon and Darwin Judge.] Scenes from Vietnam vets.' play "Tracers" shown, quoted.
REPORTER: Dan Rather
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