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Wicker, Tom. "Red Carpets and Other Hypocrisies." New York Times, February 15, 1973, p. 43.

A short piece on the hypocrisy of American praise of the then returning P.O.W.'s from Vietnam while other veterans were suffering from unemployment, drug addiction, and lack of education (all with planned cutbacks). Mentioned in the article was the unemployment rate of African-American veterans aged 20-24 for the last quarter of 1972 (9.5%). Well above other veterans in the same age group.

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