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August 27, 2013 8:30 AM   Subscribe

Former CBS Reporter Bruce Dunning, who reported the story of the last flight from Da Nang, has died at the age of 73.

Report from Da Nang (video)

Remembering Bruce Dunning
posted by roomthreeseventeen (6 comments total) 3 users marked this as a favorite

 
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posted by Cash4Lead at 8:34 AM on August 27, 2013


So long, Bruce Dunning.

For those who might be interested in the events at Da Nang, the relevant chapters and photographs in The Fall of Saigon by David Butler are incredibly harrowing.
posted by Fukiyama at 8:46 AM on August 27, 2013


Whoa. I knew about Saigon, but that report from Da Nang was something else.
posted by MartinWisse at 9:12 AM on August 27, 2013


I remember seeing this on the TV - probably one of the first foreign events I understood some. I was pretty aware of the war since my Dad's cousin was married to a US POW, and I played with his kids.
posted by thelonius at 9:36 AM on August 27, 2013


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posted by Umami Dearest at 2:49 PM on August 27, 2013


anytime we lose someone with the personal memory of when TV news was journalism, it definitely deserves a

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posted by oneswellfoop at 9:34 PM on August 27, 2013 [1 favorite]


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