Casualties: C.O.R's Score

Created a year ago amid a flurry of woeful statistics, the Committee of Responsibility (to save war-burned and war-injured Vietnamese children) seemed less a medical project than an exorcism of guilt. C.O.R.'s first pleas for help were highly seasoned with mentions of napalm and bombs and inflated casualty statistics. The fledgling organization soon found itself wrangling with experts such as Manhattan's Dr. Howard Rusk, who questioned not only the number of potential patients but also the wisdom of gathering them up in large numbers and sending them for treatment in the U.S.

C.O.R. is now showing that it can...

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