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Kristin Hannah’s “The Women:” Honoring the Female Veterans of the Vietnam War

Season 2024 Episode 6230 | 17m 19s

Author Kristin Hannah's new novel "The Women" tells a story about a nation divided against itself. The book is about an army nurse in Vietnam who experiences both the horror of the war in Southeast Asia, and the anger of antiwar demonstrators at home. Hannah joins the show to discuss her novel, which is particularly relevant in a time of renewed protest across the U.S.

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