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Vietnam Veterans #315863

CBS Evening News for Monday, May 25, 1987
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(Studio: Bob Schieffer) Memorial Day activity at Vietnam War Memorial in DC noted, shown.

(NYC: Charles Osgood) Vietnam war's continued psychological impact on some vets. such as Jim Webber and their effort to get on with their lives examined; details given, scenes shown. [WEBBER - describes his post-war escapism.] Leadership program offered Vietnam vets. featured. [Program pres. Eugene GITELSON - notes skills of vets.] [Vet. Carlos FIGUEROA - cites need for Vietnam vets. to overcome stigma.] [Dr. Erwin PARSON - cites resiliency of most Vietnam vets.] [WEBBER - recalls his recent rescue of would-be suicide; cites need to put war behind him.]

Osgood, Charles;
Schieffer, Bob

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