Canvasses from Vietnam warship bring back flood of memories for vets

Publisher: 
CBS Evening News
Date: 
November 12, 2017
Half a century ago, young men, some still in their teens, boarded transport ships like the U.S.N.S. Walker, and set sail for Vietnam. Snippets of history, almost lost forever, until Art and Lee Beltrone literally saved them from the scrap heap. They were historians for a film shoot and visited the Walker before it was dismantled. The canvasses are now part of the Vietnam War display at the New-York Historical Society, where some of the surviving veterans recently gathered. Read more…
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