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Saturday, October 15, 2011

Agent Orange Fred Wilcox: Legacies of Chemical Warfare in Vietnam




Vietnam War scholar Fred Wilcox talks about the effects of chemical warfare on the Vietnamese people and their environment. Even today, more than 3 million people—including 500,000 children—are sick and dying from birth defects, cancer, and other illnesses that can be directly traced to Agent Orange/dioxin exposure. Scorched Earth: Legacies of Chemical Warfare in Vietnam, the first book to examine long-term consequences of chemical warfare there, and the effects on future generations.

1 comment:

Mark Shapiro said...

Readers may wish to visit the 'Agent Orange Action Group' at www.aoag.org