President's Lecture Series
 

Title

Admiral Elmo Zumwalt, Jr.

Presenter

Elmo Zumwalt

Document Type

Metadata Only

Date

10-16-1997

Venue

Webb University Center - North Cafeteria

Lecture Series

President's Lecture Series

Description

Elmo Russell "Bud" Zumwalt, Jr. (November 29, 1920 – January 2, 2000) was a United States Navy officer and the youngest four-star admiral in the nation's history. He also was the youngest person to serve as Chief of Naval Operations. As an admiral and later the 19th Chief of Naval Operations, Zumwalt played a major role in United States military history, especially during the Vietnam War. A decorated war veteran, Zumwalt reformed United States Navy personnel policies in an effort to improve enlisted life and ease racial tensions.

Media Type

VHS

Run Time

59:30 min

Comments

A 1/2" VHS copy of this lecture is available in the Special Collections & University Archives Department of Old Dominion University Perry Library. Call #: LD4331.A57 1997d

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