The Meaning of Tet

Friday, October 20, 2006

Transcript

When President Bush told ABC News this week that the Iraqi situation may indeed be reminiscent of the Tet Offensive, the media went wild. For many, it represented a turnaround for an administration that has consistently brushed off Vietnam comparisons. However, as Vietnam chronicler David Halberstam tells Bob, there are different ways to remember Tet. And the meaning of the president’s concession depends entirely on how he views Tet.
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