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Ron Kovic: ‘Why I Wrote “Hurricane Street” ’ (Video)

“The care we were receiving at the hospital at the time was in many cases abusive,” so “150 paralyzed men in wheelchairs, but also veterans from other parts of the hospital, some nurses, some caregivers, aides who had courage and their own reason to protest,” organized in Vietnam veterans’ interests.

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Obama Ready to Nominate New VA Chief

Given what happened to the former secretary of Veterans Affairs, Eric Shinseki, whoever ends up filling his position has a tough row to hoe. If President Obama gets his way, former Procter & Gamble CEO Robert McDonald will apparently be the next man for the job.

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Veterans Affairs Secretary Resigns in Disgrace

In a speech announcing his resignation Friday, a contrite Eric Shinseki took responsibility for a “systemic” effort to cover up the neglect of wounded soldiers on waiting lists within the nation’s largest hospital network.

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On Memorial Day, Let’s Do Right by Our Veterans

Memorial Day should honor not only those military personnel who gave their lives for America but really all those who have suffered and died in war.

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‘Left, Right & Center’: Jill Abramson Fired, Karl Rove on Hillary, VA Scandal

Truthdig Editor-in-Chief Robert Scheer and the other “Left, Right & Center” panelists discuss the big and sudden changes that shook up the newsroom at The New York Times this week. Does the ousting of executive editor Jill Abramson represent a setback for women at the Gray Lady and in newsrooms everywhere?

Posted on May 16, 2014 WATCH & LISTEN


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