Arts of War

New POW Wives Exhibit at Dole Institute in Kansas

July 20, 2017

“The League of Wives: Vietnam’s POW/MIA Allies and Advocates.” That’s the title of a compelling special exhibit now on view (through December 31) at the Robert J. Dole Institute of Politics at the University of…

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Researcher Query: The Things We Ate

July 7, 2017

Aqsa Bashir, a researcher and Ph.D. student at the University of Florida's College of Journalism and Communications, is working on her dissertation on developing a cancer awareness campaign focused on Vietnam War veterans, particularly those…

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Tripwire!: A Worthy Vietnam Veterans Documentary

July 6, 2017

Lea Jones and Marc Waszkiewicz have combined their many artistic talents to produce a unique Vietnam War veteran documentary called Tripwire!. The film follows a formula used in nearly every other all-encompassing documentary about Vietnam veterans:…

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New Vietnam War Book on Maj. Michael O’Donnell

July 5, 2017

The New York Times reported June 27 that Daniel H. Weiss, who recently was named President and CEO of the Metropolitan Museum of Art, is writing a book about the Vietnam War. Weiss, 60, is…

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Five Best Vietnam War Books?

June 19, 2017

Here's an admittedly subjective list, posted on the Military History Now website, put together by Mark Massé, a Ball State University literary journalism professor. It's based on his book, Vietnam Warrior Voices, which we will be…

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VN War Helicopter ‘Sculptural Art’ Opening June 17

June 1, 2017

The American Helicopter Museum and Education Center in West Chester, Pa., will open what it's calling a "one of a kind sculptural art installation" on June 17: a one-time Army helicopter that was shot down…

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John Bronzo Reading June 1 to help VVA

May 31, 2017

John Bronzo, the author of the Vietnam War-themed CIA thriller, Mary Bernadette: Secrets of a Dallas Moon, which we reviewed favorably last year on our Books in Review II page, will be participating in the…

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Memorial Day Writers Project – May 29 on The Mall in D.C.

May 16, 2017

The Memorial Day Writers Project will hold its 24th biannual open mic event for veterans and friends of veterans on the National Mall in Washington, D.C. on Memorial Day, Monday, May 29, starting at 11:30 a.m.  The…

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Ann Morrissy Merick, 1933-2017

May 10, 2017

Merick was ABC's first female television field producer in the Vietnam War, and one of only a handful of female network producers who covered the war. In 1967, she and several other female reporters won…

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‘Music and Veterans’ Panel at the Library of Congress May 5

April 27, 2017

Music and Veterans: The Vietnam Era & Disco is the title of a panel discussion that will be held from 12:00 noon to 1:00 p.m. on Friday, May 5, at the Library of Congress. Karen…

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