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The wires are crossed again...

This is a statement from Colin Powell.
Has anyone else read the book? Here is a quote:

"I am angry that so many of the sons of the powerful and well-placed...managed to wangle slots in Reserve and National Guard units...Of the many tragedies of Vietnam,this raw class discrimination
strikes me as the most damaging to the ideal that all Americans are created equal and owe equal allegiance to their country" (Colin Powell's autobiography,
My American Journey, p.148)