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Memorial Day #499032

NBC Evening News for Monday, May 29, 1978
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(Studio) Memorial Day celebrations noted.
REPORTER: John Chancellor

(Arlington National Cemetery) Report on ceremonies at Arlington National Cemetery. Defense Secretary Brown's placing of wreath on Tomb of Unknown Soldier and decoration of Vietnam section graves by children of Vietnam war dead noted.
REPORTER: Robert Bazell

(Gloucester, Massachusetts) Report on ceremonies in Gloucester, Massachusetts, include parade that ended at famous Fisherman's Monument. City's commemoration for fishermen who went to sea and didn't return noted.
REPORTER: Lee McCarthy

(Chicago, Illinois) Memorial Day problems in Chicago because of split celebration days noted. [State worker Joe FRATTIROLI - says he's working and children at school today, with wife at home. Notes that on Tuesday he and kids will be home and wife at work.]
REPORTER: Jim Cummins

(Los Angeles, California) Report on celebrations in south California. Temps. on land and in water at Santa Monica and Malibu noted.
REPORTER: Don Harris

(Studio) Comments of vets' groups that Memorial Day isn't thought of as it used to be noted. Statistics with regard to median age of American people given; is stated that more than half of population can't remember war in which there was full patriotic support for United States entry.
REPORTER: David Brinkley

Bazell, Robert;
Brinkley, David;
Chancellor, John;
Cummins, Jim;
Harris, Don;
McCarthy, Lee

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