once again Jeffrey Blankfort you are probably right and i am wrong. cheers, country joe
Jeffrey Blankfort wrote:
> The reference to suicides came from other Vietnam vets, Ron Kovic, among
> them, and have also from various articles and it seemed, from these
> sources, more than rumour. Excuse me for excluding women from my comment
> on the homeless. I surmised that most of them were/are men. Are there a
> significant number of homeless woman vets?
> While I appreciate you have been on "this subject" for 30 years, I think
> I hardly qualify as an amateur since, while not preoccupied with it as
> you apparently have, I have never been far away, as you might have
> noticed from my posts.
> Being close to a subject, however, sometimes make one a little too
> subjective. But of course that's only my opinion.
> Jeff Blankfort
> > Date: Mon, 19 Jun 2000 20:36:58 -0700
> > From: Joe McDonald <email@example.com>
> > Subject: Re: [sixties-l] Re: sixties-l-Re Vietnam Memorial
> > Yes Jeffrey Blankfort i remember you taking pictures of my wedding But aside from that
> > you are still a little sloppy on your arguments.
> > i did not mention "policemen" you did.
> > The number of suicides of Vietnam Vets, and suicide like deaths, has not been
> > confirmed. The statement that it is higher than that of war deaths is still a "rumor"
> > non confirmed.
> > The remark about "homeless men" being Vietnam Vets excludes women AND the official
> > stats nationally are 30 percent of the homeless are veterans and 40 percent in
> > California. Most of them from the Vietnam Era.
> > Jeffrey i have been on this subject for 30 years now and take it very seriously. It
> > is disrespectful for amateurs to challenge professional with vague statistics and
> > generalizations.
> > Yes they were very nice photos.
> > cheers, country joe mcdonald
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