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    Sergeant Bowe Bergdahl's Court Martial

    Michelle McCluer talked about Army Sergeant Bowe Bergdahl’s court martial on charges of desertion following his 2009 disappearance while serving in Afghanistan.

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    Lesley Gordon on the Andersonville Prison Commemoration

    Professor Lesley Gordon talked by video from the Andersonville National Cemetery in Georgia, where she had just given an address at a funeral service for the over 12,900 Union prisoners who…

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    Andersonville Prison Commemoration

    A “Funeral for 13,000” was held at the Andersonville National Cemetery to remember the Union soldiers who died in captivity there during the Civil War. Keynote speakers…

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    Eric Leonard on the Andersonville Prison Commemoration

    Eric Leonard talked about the prison, officially named Camp Sumter, in Andersonville, Georgia, where over 12,900 Union prisoners died during the Civil War. He spoke by video from the…

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    16th Connecticut Regiment's Final Year of War

    Lesley Gordon talked about the stories of common soldiers coming to terms with non-heroic roles. She is the author of A Broken Regiment: The 16th Connecticut’s Civil War, about a…

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    Representative Loretta Sanchez on National Security Issues

    Representative Loretta Sanchez (D-CA), a member of the Armed Services and Homeland Security Committees, talked about national security issues. Topics included defense spending,…

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    Sergeant Bowe Bergdahl Charges

    James Carafano talked about the previous-day U.S. Army announcement that Sergeant Bowe Bergdahl had been charged with desertion. Sergeant Bergdahl left his Army post in Afghanistan in…

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    Sergeant Bowe Bergdahl Desertion and Misbehavior Charges

    Gordon Lubold spoke by phone about the U.S. military’s desertion and misbehavior charges against Sergeant Bowe Bergdahl, who left his post in Afghanistan in 2009.

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    Open Phones

    Telephone lines were open for viewer comments on the previous-day announcement by the U.S. military that Sergeant Bowe Bergdahl had been charged with desertion. Sergeant Bergdahl left…

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    Sergeant Bowe Bergdahl Charges

    Colonel Daniel King announced that Sergeant Bowe Bergdahl had been charged with desertion. Sergeant Bergdahl left his Army post in Afghanistan in 2009 and was subsequently held captive…

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    Salvatore Conte Oral History Interview

    U.S. Army veteran Salvatore Conte talked about his experiences in the Korean War and as a prisoner of war (POW). Private First Class Conte was captured by the Chinese and forced to live in…

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    Clifford Petrey Oral History Interview

    Clifford Petrey, a Korean War veteran who was wounded and captured by the Chinese in December of 1950, talked about his experiences during the war and as a prisoner of war (POW). He…

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    Charles Ross Oral History Interview

    U.S. Army veteran Charles Ross talked about his experiences in the Korean War and as a prisoner of war (POW). After enlisting in the Army in 1947, Mr. Ross soon became a sergeant in…

    529 views
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    Defense Department Daily Briefing

    Rear Admiral John Kirby briefed reporters and responded to their questions on a variety of military-related topics. He said that despite news reports to the contrary, no decision had…

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    Defense Department Daily Briefing

    Rear Admiral John Kirby briefed reporters and responded to their questions on a variety of military-related topics, including the establishment that day of a new agency to track missing…

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    Defense Department Daily Briefing

    Rear Admiral John Kirby briefed reporters and responded to their questions on a variety of military-related topics. He announces that Secretary Hagel authorized 1300 additional troops…

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    Defense Department Daily Briefing

    Rear Admiral Kirby responded questions from reporters on a variety of defense issues. Topics included continued operations against ISIS* militants. He also defended the…

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    House Debate on U.S.-Taliban Prisoner Exchange

    House members debated H.Res. 644, a bill condemning President Obama for exchanging five Taliban prisoners at Guantanamo Bay for U.S. Army Sergeant Bowe Berghdahl without notifying…

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    Taliban Prisoner Exchange

    The House Rules Committee met to consider legislation condemning President Obama for the release of five Taliban detainees in exchange for Army Sergeant Bowe Bergdahl without notifying…

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    War Crimes Trial of Henry Wirz

    Paul Finkelman talked about the military trial of Henry Wirz, the Confederate commander of Andersonville Prison, where approximately 13,000 Union prisoners died. The concept of war…

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