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Wednesday, August 5, 1998

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  • Spite House

    Documents Secret Vietnam War

    Over the past few weeks, Democracy Now! has covered the developments of the CNN sarin nerve gas story that charged that the United States government used sarin nerve gas on American defectors and others during the secret war in Laos. Today Democracy Now! turns to another story of the U.S. government targeting so-called defectors during the Vietnam War. It’s the story of a U.S. Colonel whose job during the war was to organize hunter-killer teams to assassinate American soldiers suspected of defecting. This story is told in a recent book called Spite House: The Last Secret of the War in Vietnam written by Monika Jensen-Stevenson. Guests: