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How Vietnam Frames Patriotism

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How Vietnam Frames Patriotism

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How Vietnam Frames Patriotism

How Vietnam Frames Patriotism

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The Vietnam War has emerged as an issue in this year's presidential election, as the candidates and their surrogates argue over bravery, service, character, protest and patriotism. Join NPR's Neal Conan and guests for a look at how the bitter divisions over a lost war shape the candidates and this election.

Guests:

David Halberstam, Pulitzer prize-winning journalist and historian. Wrote article about dissent and Vietnam in September issue of Vanity Fair.

James Webb, author and former secretary of the Navy. Fought with the Marines in Vietnam.

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