A Real Vietnam Hero

If you plan on voting in the November election without hearing the story of John O’Neil, you are making a serious mistake.

Who’s John O’Neill? He was the Vietnam veteran – a former commander of a Patrol Craft Fast, better known as the Swift boat – who famously debated one John Kerry, a fellow Swift skipper, for 90 minutes on The Dick Cavett Show back in 1971. C-SPAN excavated this particular television gem a couple of weeks ago and re-broadcast it.

[Read the whole New Republic National Review article]Compare and contrast with John Kerry…

Update: There are two videos in this C-SPAN search for John O’Neil.

Update: More at JustOneMinute.

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