Former Navy Secretary Webb on Vietnam and U.S. Politics

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Why does Vietnam have such a hold in American politics and culture, decades after the war ended? Commentator James Webb, a Marine in Vietnam and a former Secretary of the Navy, says most veterans are ready to move on.

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