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How Vietnam Shaped John McCain’s World Views

October 30, 2008

The presidential candidates’ experiences abroad have shaped their world views, and those views offer clues about how they would govern. Both Barack Obama and John McCain have expressed those views in memoirs. Newsweek editor Jon Meacham talks with Steve Inskeep in the second of two conversations about the candidates’ world views, finishing with McCain’s experiences as a POW during the Vietnam war.

Meacham says, “John McCain is not eager to use force….”

From NPR
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