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Nixon and Chuck Colson on John Kerry

In April 1971, as John Kerry led a demonstration of Vietnam Veterans Against the War in Washington, DC, the Nixon White House sought to discredit him. In this conversation, Nixon aide Chuck Colson told the president that in his opinion Kerry had turned against the war out of political opportunism after he returned to the United States.

Date:  Apr 28, 1971
Time:  16:43
Participants:  Richard Nixon, Charles Colson
Conversation Number:  042-068

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