He had the distinction of announcing the cessation of hostilities on military television, which eventually brought to a close a ten-year struggle that so profoundly affected so many young lives.
Here is a copy of the half-hour news broadcast, leading with the historic announcement. If you have some time, it is very interesting, filled with the news of the day, much of it taken from network television sources. The technology appears crude, graphics are primitive, but it is a priceless window into a moment in time, and a record of human sacrifice never truly appreciated.
Our thanks to Robert C. Morecook for preserving it and sending us the link.
Bob's now 66, a professor of Psychology (GI Bill) in Houston and a volunteer with the Texas militia, mostly doing work during disasters, hurricanes. He's been married 22 years with four daughters (one step, one adopted, two foster).
A good man.