Tag Archives: Vietnam War

50 Years After Kent State

50 years ago, on May 4, 1970, the U.S. National Guard opened fire on protesters at Kent State University. Barry Wood traveled to the campus and found somber reminders of that tragic day.

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China in My Life — A Personal Journey: The 1950s

How does the emergence of China look through the prism of a Westerner’s life?

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Colonialism and Cambodia

A once-great empire is now a largely overlooked dictatorship.

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Vietnam: Memories Are Made of This – Or Maybe Not

A review of Viet Thanh Nguyen’s fascinating new book.

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President Trump’s Fourteen Points

Will the 45th President of the United States live up to the commitments he has made to the American people?

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Vietnam: Recycling An Uneasy History

Discovering world history via a creatively re-bent American icon – a Coca Cola can.

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Vietnam: On the Futility of US Invasions

Why on earth did the US invade Vietnam half a century ago? Have the lessons finally been learned?

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Legacies of the Vietnam War

A team of brave women work to remove an explosive legacy of the Vietnam War from Laos.

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The New Vietnam War

Global ironies in Asia’s continuing struggle for national independence, now against China.

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Israel’s Rommel and Vietnam’s Napoleon

What can the lives and victories of top generals of Israel and Vietnam teach the U.S. Army?

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