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Kerry stand on abuses gets backlash

Former commanders criticize 1971 talk of Vietnam atrocities

By Michael Kranish and Bryan Bender
Globe Staff / May 13, 2004

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WASHINGTON -- The scenes seemed eerily familiar. In 1971, shocking testimony about US wartime atrocities was delivered in a Senate hearing room by a young US Navy lieutenant, John F. Kerry. On Friday, almost exactly 33 years later, shocking testimony about US wartime abuses was once again laid out in a Senate hearing room, in this case about US treatment ... (Full Article: 1223 Words)

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