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Parallels, Differences in Vietnam 1968, Iraq 2006

The current escalation of violence in Iraq, coupled with the American public's war fatigue, resembles conditions during the Vietnam War's Tet Offensive, says New York Times columnist Tom Friedman.

Andy Kohut, director of the Pew Research Center for the People and the Press, polled U.S. opinion during the Vietnam War -- as well as the current conflict in Iraq. Robert Siegel talks with Kohut.

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