The Fund for Investigative Journalism

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  • Agent Orange: A Lethal Legacy

    WASHINGTON (January 7, 2010) – Chicago Tribune reporters Jason Grotto and Tim Jones authored a chilling five-part series describing the devastating health consequences suffered by U.S. military veterans and Vietnamese nationals who were exposed to Agent Orange and other dioxin-laced defoliants during the war in Vietnam. Birth defects have extended the impact to a second generation. But the U.S. government has done little to make amends, either in the United States or overseas.

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