Student Looking for Vietnam Vets for War Film Paper


Gian Verderame, a student at Richard Stockton College in Pomona, New Jersey, is working on a  thesis titled “The Vietnam Film:  How Hollywood Shapes Our Perception of the  Vietnam War. “

“The films that I will be analyzing are Coming Home, The Deer  Hunter, Apocalypse Now, Platoon, Full Metal Jacket, and Born on the Fourth of July, ” he told us.  “I’m trying to find primary sources on the subject and what is not a better way to go than to ask Vietnam vets.”

If you have any thoughts on these films and would like be share them for this academic paper, send an email to

And please mention you read about it on The VVA Vetera n’s Arts of War on the web page.

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