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'Bring The War Home' Shows 'Lone Wolf' Terrorists Are Really Part Of A Pack

Kathleen Belew's new book explores the impact of the Vietnam War on America's white power movement; Belew says that movement was behind a lot of domestic terror attacks attributed to "lone wolves."

Last year, when neo-Nazis and members of the so called alt-right , many Americans evinced shock that such a thing could happen: A demonstration of the white power movement, in 2017. But it's only the latest in a history of social activism that goes back decades — and, as Kathleen Belew argues in her, we ignore that history at our peril. In it, she explains what many disparate events have in common — the war in Vietnam.

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