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Vietnam's Legacy #95777

ABC Evening News for Monday, Apr 29, 1985
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(Studio) Fall of Saigon, Vietnam, April 30, 1975, recalled; films shown.
REPORTER: Peter Jennings

(Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam) Today's celebration here noted; films shown. Communist government's apparent effect on Saigon, now Ho Chi Minh City, considered.
REPORTER: Ted Koppel

(Vietnam) Vietnam war's legacy to United States examined; Robert Komer recalled architect of village pacification program. [KOEMER - notes Vietnam's not perfect.] (5:46:20-5:47:00 network audio/video loss.) [General Winant SIDLE (ret.) - comments (in progress).] His role as Army information chief during Vietnam war recalled. [SIDLE - feels United States objectives were altruistic.] War's impact on United States society reviewed; films, photos shown. [Tom HAYDEN - considers war's lasting effect on US.] [Governor Robert KERREY - explains Vietnam's impact on him personally.]
REPORTER: Richard Threlkeld

(Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam) (Network audio loss.)
REPORTER: Peter Jennings

(Studio) Technical difficulties acknowledged. "Nightline" announced.
REPORTER: Peter Jennings

Jennings, Peter;
Koppel, Ted;
Threlkeld, Richard

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