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When I Was a Young Man

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When I Was a Young Man

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Bob Kerrey, a decorated war hero and former U.S. senator, has written a book about his experiences in Vietnam, including the raid he led on a village in which more than a dozen women and children were killed. Kerrey discusses the incident and his memoir, When I Was a Young Man, with Morning Edition host Bob Edwards. Read an excerpt of the book and hear an extended version of the interview online. (7:09) {STATIONS:} Kerrey's book, "When I Was a Young Man," is published by Harcourt Brace; ISBN: 0151004749.

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