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On the Wrong Side of History

I just completed ten blog posts summarizing Ken Burns’ and Lynn Novick’s Vietnam War series and inserting comments about what I was doing at the time or how that particular segment related to my Vietnam War satire, Cologne No. 10 for … Continue reading

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“The Vietnam War,” Episode Four: (Jan. 1966 – June 1967)

Today is the International Day of Peace, Thursday, September 21st,  established in 1981 by a unanimous United Nations resolution. At a time when our President is threatening to nuke North Vietnam, we might consider re-reading Hiroshima by John Hersey to remind us of the … Continue reading

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Fact or Fiction in Vietnam

In preparation for the October 25, 2014 (9:00 a.m.) book club discussion of Cologne No. 10 For Men at Busboys and Poets in Hyattsville, MD, I thought I would prepare a detailed breakdown on what is fact and what is fiction in the novel, … 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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