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Slate's Explainer: Swift Boats in the Vietnam War

Slate senior editor Andy Bowers explains the role swift boats played in the Vietnam War. Democratic presidential candidate Sen. John Kerry's conduct during his Vietnam War service on a swift boat has become a serious campaign issue.

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Andy Bowers
Andy Bowers oversees Slate's collaboration with NPR?s daytime news magazine, Day to Day. He helps produce the work of Slate's writers for radio, and can also be heard on the program.
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