I just had a strange experience just now watching Apocalypse Now with Wipa, a Thai woman who was born in 1969. We’re going to Viet Nam on holiday in about three weeks, and she’s sort of excited and scared to go to such a foreign place. 536 more words
Antiwar Activism: The Power of Posters in Protesting Against the Vietnam War, and the Significance of Symbolism in Antiwar Posters.
History is filled with war and conflict. Nations have fought against one another for land, resources, power, or to combat threats and opposing views. War has brought many casualties, including the death of innocent lives, which has sparked antiwar activism throughout the world. 2,304 more words
by Jeff Nguyen
Every year a huge celebration for Vietnamese veterans is held in Orange County, California. My grandfather, a veteran of the Vietnam War and proud member of the Vietnamese community, watches it religiously, staring intensely at the TV set. 2,403 more words
Rules for Old Men Waiting by Peter Pouncey is a powerful, beautifully written novel about an old man who has recently lost his beloved wife. Bereaved and waiting for his own death, the history professor stocks his pantry, holes himself up in his home, and proceeds to write his final story. 137 more words