PBS NewsHour

Afghan war hero awarded Medal of Honor for brave actions

Clip: 10/15/2013 | 7m 3s

President Obama awarded former Army Captain William Swenson the Medal of Honor for his brave actions to aid his fellow soldiers when his unit was ambushed by the Taliban in Afghanistan. For insight on the controversy surrounding Swenson's nomination, Ray Suarez speaks with David Nakamora of The Washington Post.

Aired: 10/15/13

Rating: NR

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