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February 1, 2013

How are Vietnam vets shaping U.S. foreign policy?


Craig Fahle talked with Wayne State University Distinguished Professor of History Emeritus Melvin Small about Vietnam veterans Chuck Hagel, nominated Secretary of Defense; John Kerry, newly appointed Secretary of State; and John McCain, senior Senator of Arizona. Small discussed what these veterans may have experienced during their service and upon their return. Small taught at WSU for over 45 years and has written and edited over 15 books, including “The Presidency of Richard Nixon and Antiwarriors.”


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