'What Do You Say to a Vietnam War Veteran?' Harris Faulkner Seeks Answers


While U.S. Army Specialist Jerry Augustine was dodging enemy bullets and Agent Orange dropped from American airplanes in Vietnam, he assumed he was doing so with the support of his nation's citizenry.
"I was proud in my uniform," he says of his return home in 1967, before adding: "Everybody was turning away from me, and I couldn't understand it."
Augustine's anecdote is one…

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