Advice and Dissent

He is the spit-and-polish image of a career military officer: stocky and silver-haired, he stands straight as a bayonet and has a level gaze. But when former Marine Lieut. Colonel William Corson talks about the injustices done to veterans of the Viet Nam War, there is anger in his voice. Says Corson: "They deserved a hell of a lot more than we gave them. What did we do to facilitate the re-entry of these guys who sacrificed so much? The answer is, damn little."

Corson, 55, knows his subject well: for the past seven years, he has written a Viet Nam Veteran...

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