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Kerry Campaign Includes War Record, Activism

Sen. John Kerry's service in Vietnam and his later prominence in protests against that war have both been major elements in his political profile ever since. But only now are these stories entering the consciousness of the nation as a whole. NPR's Melissa Block reports.

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As special correspondent and guest host of NPR's news programs, Melissa Block brings her signature combination of warmth and incisive reporting. Her work over the decades has earned her journalism's highest honors, and has made her one of NPR's most familiar and beloved voices.