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In an Age of Forever Wars, American Popular Culture Has Reimagined Its Veterans as Victims Rather than Agents of Empire

Long Forgotten Is the Role that Veteran Anti-War Activists Played in Ending the Vietnam War In 1995, Massachusetts Governor William Weld pardoned Joseph Yandle who was then serving a life sentence for first degree murder, stating that Yandle had gone to “serve his country in Vietnam” and “returned a scarred man, and he has served […]

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