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Vietnam Resurfaces as Campaign Issue

Three decades after U.S. forces withdrew from Vietnam, service in that war has once again become a presidential campaign issue. Military service can lend candidates "heroic stature." Some historians cite its growing importance in elections as evidence of the "masculinization" of American politics. NPR's Bob Edwards talks with historians David Anderson and Douglas Brinkley.

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