Published August 01, 2012
The Vietnam Veterans Memorial, among the popular tourist destinations in Washington D.C., turns 30 this year. On it are the names of more than 58,000 servicemen and women who died in the conflict. The memorial came about because of the efforts of one man, Vietnam veteran Jan Scruggs, who remains its strongest advocate and promoter. He is profiled in this edition of Voices of America, shot by Paul Vanderveen and produced by Jeff Young.