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From uniform to pulp/ Battlefield to workshop/ Warrior to artist

In the Lobby at Harris Theater last Friday, just before the theater was open for seating for the World Premier of My Lai, a table was set up displaying hand-made paper, some of which had been stencil-printed. 357 more words


Wilson Veteran and Casualty of the Vietnam War now gets his Image on the Virtual Wall of Faces

Last week I was contacted by a representative from the Vietnam Veterans Memorial Fund who was looking for information and especially a picture of Wilson native, Pvt. 115 more words

The Deer Hunter, 1978

by Edward Deaton

Synopsis of Film:

The Deer Hunter is set in the late 1960’s and focuses on a group of blue-collar friends who are coming of age in the tight-knit and industrial community of Clairton, Pennsylvania. 1,969 more words


The Killing Fields, 1984

By Alexis Hinton Furman


The Killing Fields follows two journalists, Dith Pran, a Cambodian interpreter and journalist, and Sydney Schanberg, an American reporter sent to cover the internal conflict in Phnom Penh, Cambodia.  906 more words


Colorado's Soldier of Fortune, the true story

Casemate  Author Vann Spencer sat down recently with  Josh Hosler,   for the Colorado Springs Gazette, to discuss I AM SOLDIER OF FORTUNE and Colonel Robert Brown, the man who  started it all. 766 more words


"Casting Himself As The Leader Of The GOP": Donald Trump Wants You To Believe He’s The Commander-In-Chief In Waiting

After all the sturm und drang of the last few days of Donald Trump’s feud with Fox News—Trump again invoked the word “bimbo” about Megyn Kelly and exchanged insults with the network brass—the “special event” he organized as an alternative to Thursday night’s Republican debate turned out to be a surprisingly dull political rally dressed up as a celebration of patriotism and military service.  434 more words

Ted Cruz

Review: Dispatches by Michael Herr

Dispatches by Michael Herr, Picador Classics Paperback, 1977, p. 272.

5 stars.

It is really tough to review those books that touch you on such a deep level, change your thinking regarding a topic and leave you a different person. 748 more words