Friday, June 29, 2012

America Marks Vietnam War's 50th Anniversary

Starting on Memorial Day -- and slipping very much under the radar -- was the beginning of the commemoration of the 50th anniversary of the Vietnam War, which will be observed in many ways throughout the summer.  It's a good time to think back on this part of our history, both in terms of the mistake of the war itself and the huge societal dysfunction in how we treated our Veterans returning from service in that unpopular war.

A total of 58,282 American died in that war... That is amazing and profoundly sad.

Here's some moving words on the service and sacrifice of Vietnam Veterans from President Obama:

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