Cracks in the Vietnam Memorial Wall

Mr. Scruggs called a press conference to announce the purchase of several tons of Indian black granite to be used in the gradual… read more

Mr. Scruggs called a press conference to announce the purchase of several tons of Indian black granite to be used in the gradual replacement of the Vietnam Veterans Memorial in Washington, D.C. He stated that the three and one-half inch granite is beginning to crack from its own weight and must be replaced during the coming decades. Following his statement, the architects and fund leaders spoke about the wall and its repair. close

*The transcript for this program was compiled from uncorrected Closed Captioning.

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Cracks in the Vietnam Memorial Wall

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Program ID:
57815-1
Category:
News Conference
Format:
News Conference
Location:
Washington, District of Columbia, United States
First Aired:
Jun 18, 1994

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  • Jun 18, 1994 | 3:36am EDT | C-SPAN 1
  • Jun 18, 1994 | 1:37pm EDT | C-SPAN 1
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