Conflict & Justice

The Vietnam Anti-War Movement Legacy for Today's Returning Veterans

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Anit-Vietnam War protester spits on soldier in G.I. Joe cartoon. (Cartoon: G.I. Joe)

There's a powerful image of anti-Vietnam war protesters spitting on returning soldiers. But one author says it's largely a myth. Still, that image has played a part in stigmatizing the anti-war movement for the next generation of returning vets. Arun Rath of PBS FRONTLINE takes a look.

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