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The Vietnam War


Ret. Gen. Libby and Philip Caputo, author of A Rumor of War, join us to discuss how the Vietnam War changes us--as a nation and as individuals--and how it changes the U.S. military.  We will also discuss the highly anticipated Ken Burns PBS Vietnam documentary--which begins airing this weekend.

Guests: Maj. Gen. John W. Libby, former adjutant general of the Maine National Guard.  Libby’s military career spanned 44-years--from service in Vietnam to leading Maine’s National Guard through eight years of war in Iraq and Afghanistan to working as commissioner of the Department of Defense and Veterans Services.

Philip Caputo is an American author and journalist. He is best known for A Rumor of War, a best-selling memoir of his experiences during the Vietnam War.