PBS NewsHour

On Fourth of July, celebrate heroes who fight for others

Clip: 07/04/2016 | 4m 22s

Every Fourth of July, author Sebastian Junger says he thinks about what America means to military servicemen who came as emigrants to the U.S. What motivates them to fight and risk their lives in a country where they might be discriminated against when they’ve returned from duty? Junger considers our ordinary heroes who serve the greater good and not just themselves.

Aired: 07/04/16

Rating: NR

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