This was shockingly bad "he said she said" journalism by NPR, even given its normal pro-corporate pro-Defense Department bias, NOT ONE mention that Agent Orange causes birth defects?
Pathetic memory hole work.
Here's a very complete (and scary) list of the illnesses associated with Agent Orange recognized by the Veterans Administration, NONE MENTIONED BY NPR:
Hard to believe an NPR reporter could be that incompetent, it must be an intentional cover up.
I'm sure the fact the Monsanto, manufacture of Agent Orange, being a corporate sponsor of NPR had nothing to do with this whitewashing.