Bush Invokes Vietnam, US Must Not Rush to Leave Iraq

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President Bush invoked some dark pages of American history today to support staying the course in Iraq.  Speaking to a veterans group in Kansas City, Missouri, Bush recalled the "millions of innocent citizens whose agonies would add to our vocabulary new terms like 'boat people,' 're-education camps,' and 'killing fields.'"Robert Dalleck is a professor of history at Boston University.

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Guest:
Robert Dallek - Presidential historian

Host:
Warren Olney

Producers:
Dan Konecky, Karen Radziner, Christian Bordal