Marge Nelson

Dr. Marge Nelson (in white coat) assisting patients at the Quang Ngai province prison in 1969.
Marge Nelson

Thousands of medical physicians worked alongside both soldiers and the South Vietnamese during the Vietnam War. Some of these doctors played a pacifist role while risking their lives.  WPSU intern Kennedey Bell talked with State College resident Marge Nelson, who worked as a doctor during the Vietnam War and was eventually captured as a prisoner of war.