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Remembering the War Dead

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Remembering the War Dead

Remembering the War Dead

Remembering the War Dead

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More than 1,800 American service men and women have lost their lives in Iraq and Afghanistan since the start of the war. Every one affected a family, a neighborhood, a town and the country. A look at how the war dead are remembered.

Guests:

Richard Linn, father of Marine Lance Cpl. Karl Linn, killed in Iraq in January

James Yurich, mayor of Shamokin, Pa.

Victor Davis Hanson, military historian at the Hoover Institute at Stanford University.

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