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Bringing Back US Military-Draft?

26 July 2017 | Todd South| Military Times

Restarting the military draft after more than four decades of an ­all-volunteer force would be complicated.

But it could be done. 955 more words

News

Back Stories: The Vietnam War & Its Protests

NEW YORK (WCBS 880) — The Vietnam War was well underway when WCBS became all news in 1967, as were the protests surrounding the war. 54 more words

WCBS 880 Anniversary

Phnom Penh

So after an exhausting period of transit I was finally on a bus from HCMC (in ‘Nam) to Phnom Penh (in Cambodia). The bus stopped at the border for us to sort out visa’s etc, and then took us all the way to the Cambodian capital. 961 more words

Backpacking

A Beautifully Wrought Memoir of Traumatizing Losses and Dislocations

The Betrayal: Nerakhoon” (2008) began with Laotian refugee Thavisouk (“Thavi”) Phrasavath tutoring anthropologist Ellen Kuras in Lao during the mid-1980s. She videotaped him and his family some then and later shot some more interviews with him. 687 more words

Movie

Blood Road (2017)


“Halfway along the Ho Chi Minh Trail, Rebecca Rusch finally learned to slow down. The now 48-year-old endurance mountain biker had come to Southeast Asia in February 2015 to find her father, who had disappeared near the end of the Vietnam War. 208 more words

Vietnam War

Was ‘Love Story’ a Vietnam Movie?

What we count as a “Vietnam film” says a lot about how America has viewed the war over the decades since it ended.

Published: July 25, 2017 at 05:30AM… 70 more words

NYT

The Mighty Jungle by John A. Bercaw

John A. Bercaw served in the U. S. Army, as well as in the Marine Corps and the National Guard. He spent a year in South Vietnam as a helicopter pilot and his experiences form the background of… 374 more words

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