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 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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Douglas "Doug" Brinkley Director University of New Orleans->Eisenhower Center
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