A Documentary Series inspired by a single TV News Report from Vietnam

More than 40 years ago CBS News cameraman Greg Cooke and I flew a combat medevac mission in Vietnam that became the most haunting memory from a lifetime in journalism. We could not forget the men we met that day — the wounded and the men who risked their lives to save them.
Our story lasted just seven minutes on the CBS Evening News with Walter Cronkite. But for Greg and me, decades later, the memories refused to fade so we set out to find them and to tell the stories of their lives.  To our surprise, their healing continues to this day and may help guide the veterans of Iraq and Afghanistan.

Preview Video

Chapters:

Prologue

The idea that launched this project.

Posted April 1, 2014

 

NEW: Chapter 1 - Finding the Pilot

Posted May 1, 2014

 

Chapter 2 - Finding the Co-Pilot

(In production - soon to be released)

 

Chapter 3 - Wounded Soldier 1

(In production - soon to be released)

 

Chapter 4 - Wounded Soldier 2

(In production - soon to be released)

 

Chapter 5 - Wounded Soldier 3

(In production - soon to be released)

 

Chapter 6 - The Medic who helped them all

(In production - soon to be released)

 

Archive

See the News Report that started it all

 

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