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Connections: Returning To Vietnam

Apr 2, 2014

Very few Vietnam veterans have gone back to the country in which they fought. Former State Assemblyman Rolland Kidder decided to return to Vietnam, retrace his route on the river in which he patrolled, and find out what Vietnam is like, 40 years later. He wanted to know: what’s the long-term impact of our war losses? Kidder’s new book is called Backtracking in Brown Water.