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'Tour of Duty' Explores Kerry's Vietnam Years

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'Tour of Duty' Explores Kerry's Vietnam Years

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'Tour of Duty' Explores Kerry's Vietnam Years

'Tour of Duty' Explores Kerry's Vietnam Years

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Democratic presidential candidate Sen. John Kerry has made his experiences during the Vietnam War a key issue in his campaign. Kerry returned from Vietnam to become a leading anti-war protestor. A new biography, Tour of Duty, is based in part on the diaries Kerry kept during the war. NPR's Juan Williams talks with author and historian Douglas Brinkley.

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