Effects of Agent Orange Defoliant

Dr. Schecter and Adm. Zumwalt discussed the use of the defoliant Agent Orange in Vietnam during the Vietnam War. The defoliant contained… read more

Dr. Schecter and Adm. Zumwalt discussed the use of the defoliant Agent Orange in Vietnam during the Vietnam War. The defoliant contained dioxins which have been associated with an increased rate of physical and mental handicaps in Vietnamese children in the area where it was sprayed and an increased rate of cancer in American veterans of the Vietnam War. Admiral Zumwalt attributed the death of his son, who had been a soldier in Vietnam during the war, to exposure to the defoliant Agent Orange. close

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Effects of Agent Orange Defoliant

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Program ID:
26246-1
Category:
Public Affairs Event
Format:
Roundtable
Location:
Washington, District of Columbia, United States
First Aired:
May 24, 1992 | 4:20pm EDT | C-SPAN 1

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  • May 24, 1992 | 4:20pm EDT | C-SPAN 1
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