Smith, Esther M., 1924-2001
Found in 1 Collection or Record:
Committee of Responsibility to Save War-Burned and War-Injured Vietnamese Children Records
Abstract The Committee of Responsibility (COR) was formed in 1966. COR was comprised of medical personnel, scientists, clergymen, and concerned citizens who sought avenues for helping Vietnamese children under the age of 16. COR organizers provided direct medical aid by bringing children to the U.S. for treatment and rehabilitation. Approximately 100 children were treated in the U.S. most of whom lived with American families while undergoing medical treatment. Almost all of these children returned to...
Dates: 1966-1978; Majority of material found within 1968-1973