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Thursday, December 1, 2011

Medal Of Honor Recipient Sues Defense Contractor

Medal of Honor recipient, former U.S. Marine Sgt. Dakota Meyer. (AP)

Dakota Meyer received a Medal of Honor for bravery in Afghanistan, but now the young Marine is suing the defense contractor he used to work for, BAE Systems.

He claims the firm is blackballing him because he complained about a plan to sell technology to Pakistan’s government.

 

Guest:

  • Julian Barnes, reporter for the Wall Street Journal.

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