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Vietnam Ten Years After (Part VII) #543269

NBC Evening News for Sunday, Apr 28, 1985
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(Studio) Report introduced
REPORTER: John Palmer

(Kalamazoo, Michigan) Town's parade for Vietnam war vets. featured; films shown. [Vet. Ken LAUDENSLAGER - discusses psychological importance of parade to vets.; recalls war experiences, death of friend Dexter Bell.]
REPORTER: Mary Nissenson

(Studio) Symptoms of psychological stress experienced by Vietnam war vets. listed. Univ. campuses' role in anti-war movement recalled; Abbie Hoffman's analysis of political consciousness of current students quoted.
REPORTER: John Palmer

(Santa Barbara, California) General ignorance about Vietnam of current college students examined; destruction of Bank of America office near University of California-Santa Barbara campus in 1970 recalled. Films shown. [Former student Tony SHIH - recalls wanting to change world overnight.] [STUDENTS - display their lack of knowledge about Vietnam; express opposition to fighting in Central America.] [Student activist Lisa ROTHSTEIN - notes current students are intimidated by protesting.] [Teacher Walter CAPPS - thinks students want simpler world.] [Student Jim BYERS - recalls his reaction to Vietnam war memorial.] [CAPPS - cites students' impatience with debate.] [STUDENT - considers lesson of Vietnam.]
REPORTER: Bill Schechner

Palmer, John;
Nissenson, Mary;
Palmer, John;
Schechner, Bill

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