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Missile Defense History

Brad Graham, is on leave from the Washington Post as a Pentagon reporter. He's writing a book titled Hit to Kill: The New Battle Over Defending America Against Missile Attack. Noah Adams talks to Graham about the development of the idea of missile defense -- from the Reagan-era discussion about "Star Wars," to the current modes of thinking. (4:15) Graham's book is due for publication in November.

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