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US congressmen visit Vietnam to discuss lingering war issues

Six congressmen flew to Vietnam over the weekend for a 10-day trip to discuss still-unsettled issues from the Vietnam war, which killed some 57,000 US troops. The delegation includes Rep. G. V. Montgomery (D) of Mississippi, chairman of the House Veterans' Affairs Committee.

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The trip will cover such items as the long-term effects of Agent Orange (the herbicide used during the Vietnam war); the release of children fathered by American servicemen; and the continuing efforts to locate US soldiers missing in action.