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“The Vietnam War:” Episode Ten: “The Weight of Memory” (March 1973 – Onward)

[What follows is a brief summary of Episode Ten of the Ken Burns/Lynn Novick Special “The Vietnam War” along with my personal commentaries, songs, and writings about where I was during this period. – Former 1Lt. Richard Morris, A Co. 2nd Bn 5th Cavalry, … Continue reading

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“The Vietnam War,” Episode Three: “The River Styx” (Jan. 1964 – Dec. 1965)

Thursday, September 21st is the International Day of Peace, established in 1981 by a unanimous United Nations resolution. _____________________________________________________ [What follows is a brief summary of Episode Three of the Ken Burns/Lynn Novick Special “The Vietnam War” along with my personal commentaries, songs, and … Continue reading

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Cav Takes Over Khe Sanh

    Yesterday my wife was going through a box of old papers when she came upon the April 24, 1968 edition of the Cavalair, the 1st Air Cavalry Division newspaper. When she handed it to me, I was instantly plunged … Continue reading

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Go Green, Man

  Saturday and Sunday, we joined the 13th Annual Green Man Festival in Greenbelt, Maryland, “celebrating the star whose light and warmth has brought life to our planet.” But the festival also continues to be a leafy green one that encourages planting of … Continue reading

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Kill Anything That Moves – The Real American War In Vietnam, by Nick Turse: A One-Sided View of the War

Nick Turse’s meticulously-researched investigations of American war crimes in Vietnam have gained him a Ridenhour Prize for Reportorial Distinction, a Guggenheim Fellowship, and a fellowship at Harvard University’s Radcliffe Institute for Advanced Study. His bestselling work, Kill Anything That Moves, … Continue reading

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