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Vietnam War Memorial Controversy / Perot #341560

CBS Evening News for Saturday, Oct 31, 1992
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(Studio: Bob Schieffer) Report introduced.

(Washington: Rita Braver) The initial opposition of presidential candidate Ross Perot to the Vietnam Veterans Memorial, which is having its 10th anniversary, reviewed. [In 1982, on "60 Minutes", PEROT - says start over or modify the design.] [Vietnam Veterans Memorial chairman John WHEELER - recalls that Perot demanded the memorial be abandoned.] Episode in which Perot began pursuing charges against the memorial's organizers noted. [Memorial fund executive director Jan SCRUGGS - cites the allegations made against the fund.] [In 1984, PEROT - comments.] General Accounting Office investigation into the funding allegations mentioned. [Memorial's architect Maya LIN - comments on Perot.]

Braver, Rita;
Schieffer, Bob

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