Book Discussion on Tour of Duty: John Kerry and the Vietnam War

Douglas Brinkley talked about his book Tour of Duty: John Kerry and the Vietnam War, published by William Morrow. Professor Brinkley… read more

Douglas Brinkley talked about his book Tour of Duty: John Kerry and the Vietnam War, published by William Morrow. Professor Brinkley spoke about developing the concept of the book, the legacy of the Vietnam war, the controversy surrounding John Kerry’s Vietnam service, Senator Kerry’s run for the presidency, as well as the research involved in the book. He also talked about criticisms of his work, the timing of publication, and the potential impact on the 2004 presidential election. close

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Book Discussion on Tour of Duty: John Kerry and the Vietnam War

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183850-1
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C-SPAN Specials
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Washington, District of Columbia, United States
First Aired:
Oct 11, 2004
Last Aired:
Oct 31, 2004

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  • Oct 11, 2004 | 8:00pm EDT | C-SPAN 1
  • Oct 11, 2004 | 11:45pm EDT | C-SPAN 1
  • Oct 17, 2004 | 5:59pm EDT | C-SPAN 2
  • Oct 17, 2004 | 11:48pm EDT | C-SPAN 2
  • Oct 31, 2004 | 3:59pm EST | C-SPAN 2
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