West Point Bicentennial The United States Military Academy at West Point turns 200 years old tomorrow. Host Bob Edwards marks the event by listening to excerpts of General Douglas MacArthur's famous "duty, honor, country" speech. He is joined by Theodore Crackel, author of West Point: A Bicentennial History. (7:32) Listen to the speech and visit the West Point Bicentennial Web site.
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The United States Military Academy at West Point turns 200 years old tomorrow. Host Bob Edwards marks the event by listening to excerpts of General Douglas MacArthur's famous "duty, honor, country" speech. He is joined by Theodore Crackel, author of West Point: A Bicentennial History. (7:32) Listen to the speech and visit the West Point Bicentennial Web site.