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Category: Vietnam – PBS Documentary

Posts about the Ken Burns and Lynn Novick PBS documentary, The Vietnam War, which aired in September 2017.

 

The Vietnam War: Who is to Blame?

Once it became clear that America had lost the war, the reasons for the failure had to be rationalized and explained.  Fortunately, there were plenty of boogeymen available to take […]

The Vietnam War: 1954 to 2017

Vietnam’s Relevance We typically think of historical events as just that – history.  Sure, there are those sayings, “if we do not understand and learn history we are doomed to […]

The Vietnam War Was Different

The Vietnam War Was a Unique American Experience Going forward, my references to ‘Vietnam,’ go beyond the war and its mission.  Obviously, you cannot study the Vietnam War without understanding […]