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Keith Hackett (0:51) video | transcript

Thinking back on all those years, I can never make excuses for the students because not all of them were students, but as a general rule most of them were students. They were young and dumb and they didn't really have any idea what they were doing and they thought this was a way for them to show their patriotism and it wasn't. What it did was cause a lot of damage, infringed on a lot of other people's rights, cost the country a ton of money. It split the country and I, other than not thinking of what they were doing, I have a hard time forgiving them. I mean, I don't hate the person, I just think they were rather stupid.

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