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From the Archives: Colonel Bud Day

  Bud Day served in World War II, Korea and Vietnam, receiving the Medal of Honor for heroism in Vietnam. Day was an Air Force fighter pilot in Vietnam when he was shot down and imprisoned with John McCain in the notorious Hanoi Hilton. NBC's Brian Williams and Tom Brokaw told Day's story November 6,

Col. Bud Day, Medal of Honor recipient, dies at 88

Retired Col. George "Bud" Day, a Medal of Honor recipient who spent 5½ years as a POW in Vietnam and was Arizona Sen. John McCain's cellmate, has died at the age of 88, his widow said Sunday. Full story

Obama, Vietnam leader agree on trade but clash on human rights

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. President Barack Obama and Vietnamese President Truong Tan Sang pledged to finish talks on a regional free-trade agreement by the end of the year, but the two leaders clashed over human rights during a White House meeting on Thursday. Full story

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Obama: US, Vietnam talk trade, human rights

U.S., Vietnam to intensify talks despite protests

Vietnamese dissident said weak from hunger strike

Ex-Im Bank rejects coal-fired plant in Vietnam

U.S., Vietnam still far apart on clothing in trade talks

China's Xi tells Vietnam wants peace in South China Sea

Government supporters rally in Cambodia as election tension rises

Global $200 million credit card hacking ring busted

Vietnam police swoop on anti-China protest, 20 detained

Flashback Friday: Col. Jack Jacobs returns to Vietnam

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  The unique danger of government surveillance

Chris Hayes talks about the NSA leaks with Amy Goodman, Karen Finney, and Marc Ambinder.

  Lack of vets in House, Senate affects Americans' perception of military

The gulf between veterans and the rest of America appears to only be growing wider. The Up panel discusses the declining number of military veterans in politics, and how that affects the establishment and the culture of the military itself.

  Don Oliver, veteran NBC correspondent, dies at 76

During his quarter century with NBC News, Don Oliver covered several big stories of the day including Vietnam, the civil rights movement and groundbreaking coverage of the environment. NBC’s Brian Williams reports.

  Vietnam vet receives overdue welcome home

Vietnam combat veteran receives long overdue welcome from his hometown. KARE's Boyd Huppert reports.

  Flashback Friday: Vietnam

Chris Jansing traveled to Vietnam with Medal of Honor recipient Jack Jacobs in April 2011.

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