Disabled American Veterans' Foundation : Riot Squad

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Henry Fonda performs the true story of a man, Dave Snyder, whose legs were injured in a land mine explosion in Okinawa. To cope with his life after the war, he joins the Riot Squad, a social club run by the Disabled American Veterans' Foundation. General Wainwright visits the men and Dave Snyder dances an Irish jig.

General Wainwright and Henry Fonda appeal to listeners for contributions to the Foundation.


Program prepared by Edward Berry Roberts
Produced by Lawrence Hammond
Presented with the cooperation of the Alfred P. Sloan Foundation
Music composed by Lloyd Schaeffer


Audio courtesy of the NYC Municipal Archives WNYC Collection


WNYC archives id: 72698
Municipal archives id: LT1155