The all-volunteer military has created a gulf between US civilians and those who choose to serve. We ask veterans of different ages what it was like to come home… and how they want to be treated. For most Americans, is this holiday mainly a chance to go shopping? Also, a massive oil spill in the Black Sea, and "Chemical Ali" is among three former aides to Saddam Hussein convicted of mass murder. Why is the US delaying their executions?
Military Service and Civilian Patriotism
From this Episode:
US Stalls Executions of Chemical Ali and Two Former Aides to Saddam
Iraq's Prime Minister Nouri al-Maliki has lashed out at American forces who are holding three high-ranking figures from Saddam Hussein's regime. All three have been...
4 min, 39 sec
Veterans' Day: Just Another Day to Go Shopping?
In the aftermath of September 11, President Bush told Americans to return to business as usual and go shopping. Today Americans have the day off to honor the veterans of...
38 min, 12 sec