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Vietnam Veteran Meets Woman Who Left Touching 'Thank You' On Windshield

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RURAL VALLEY (KDKA) — A Vietnam veteran was touched when he found a note on his windshield thanking him for his service, and he was determined to find the woman who left it. 307 more words


Mickey Mouse in Vietnam

One of the sad things about the 21st century is there’s not really a political underground movement or even much of an underground scene anymore. Sure there’s bits and bobs online but most of it is bollocks with the odd exception here and there which makes a point. 95 more words


Part III: The River Styx

This is third in a series of commentary about “The Vietnam War” PBS series airing now. See also my blogs about Part I: DejaVu and  707 more words

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Part II: Riding the Tiger

September 19, 2017

I watched with fascination as the second installment of the PBS Vietnam War “documentary” unfolded last night. The revisionist version of history continued. 310 more words

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Part I: Déjà Vu

September 18, 2017

The Vietnam War, a 10-episode, 18-hour documentary which premiered last night allegedly seeks to correct the record that generations of American have grown up with—a mistaken war that the United States lost.  335 more words

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Ken Burns Caught Dead Shilling for Empire

Find the full documentary at PBS.org.

The good . . . 

The film follows previous Burns works in providing poignant footage mixed with compelling interviews and a backdrop of good music, starting in this case with Bob Dylan’s…

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Watching “The Vietnam War”

We’re halfway through the Ken Burns/Lynn Novick 10-part documentary The Vietnam War on PBS. The war was, for me and millions of others, one of the defining events of our coming of age. 440 more words

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