Unfit for Command - Part 2: Antiwar Protester Summary & Analysis

Jerome Corsi
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Part 2: Antiwar Protester Summary

From the jungles of Vietnam to the halls of Congress and the nation's TV screens,

O'Neill and Corsi take up their narration of John Kerry's political ambitions after he returns to the States from his four months in Vietnam. Kerry arrived late for his appointment with the Senate Committee on Foreign Relations, with an apology and a flair of drama. The so-called Fulbright Committee was hearing testimony in their investigation into ways to end the war in Vietnam. Kerry was appearing as the head of his newly formed Vietnam Veterans Against the War (VVAW), a protest group ostensibly consisting of former Vietnam vets. The organization was in fact largely made up of charlatans, pretenders and wannabes dressed in then-fashionable grubby hippie garb. The whole event, according to the authors, was highly orchestrated political theatre; involving Senator Fulbright, Senator Ted...

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