Jon Stewart Explores US Veteran History Down ‘Terrible Memory Lane’


While it might seem impossible to explain America’s embarrassing history of mistreating veterans in a way that isn’t completely depressing, look no further than Jon Stewart’s “Terrible Memory Lane” coverage on last night’s Daily Show, in which he travels back to the ‘80s, ‘60s, ‘30s, and all the way back to the 1780s to unravel the US’s long tradition of loving its veterans only in theory and not in tangible benefits.