Arts of War

Latest MOH Graphic Novel from AUSA: The 1st Recipient, Jacob Parrott

June 15, 2021

The Association of the United States Army today released its latest graphic novel, Medal of Honor: Jacob Parrott. You can read it digitally or download a free copy at www.ausa.org/parrott Parrott, a young private in the 33rd…

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Memorial Day Writers’ Project on Zoom, May 31

May 30, 2021

The 28th biannual Memorial Day Writers' Project open mic reading will be held remotely this year via Zoom on May 31, from 11:30 a.m. Eastern time till 5:30. If you'd like to participate with your original…

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National Memorial Day Concert to feature Diane Carlson Evans

May 29, 2021

This year's National Memorial Day Concert, which airs on PBS stations nationwide at 8:00 p.m. Eastern Time on Sunday, May 30, includes a tribute to  American nurses who served in the Vietnam War. Among those…

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Big Texas Tech Vietnam War Conference, April 9-10, Open to all Online

April 6, 2021

The Texas Tech University's Vietnam Center & Sam Johnson Vietnam Archive and Institute for Peace & Conflict are holding a two-day Vietnam War academic conference on Friday and Saturday, April 9-10. The Conference, titled 1970-1971: Nixon, Discord,…

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‘The War and Peace of Tim O’Brien’: A Deeply Personal Documentary

March 22, 2021

Review by Arts Editor Marc Leepson Movies and documentaries about creative writers tend to focus on their personal rather than professional lives. Why? Because nothing could be more non-cinematic than scene after scene of a…

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‘I Married the War’: A Searing Documentary on the Continuing Legacy of Combat

March 13, 2021

Review by Marc Leepson, Arts Editor and Senior Writer   What could be more jarring emotionally than a wife sending her husband off to a war? For many wives of military service members, the answer…

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Author Query: Novelist looking for Army Special Forces Vietnam vets to interview

March 8, 2021

Penn Wallace, an author who lives in Southern California, is planning a novel about a Vietnam War MIA, a Green Beret, who turns up alive and living in the Central Highlands with "a wife, children…

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Neil Sheehan, 1936-2021

January 9, 2021

[caption id="" align="aligncenter" width="389"]         Neil Sheehan (right), in Vietnam, circa 1963 [/caption] Neil Sheehan, the acclaimed Vietnam War correspondent and author, died on January 7 at his home in Washington, D.C. He…

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New National Museum of the American Army Opens

November 16, 2020

The National Museum of the American Army officially opened to the public on Veterans Day on an 84-acre site at Fort Belvior in Northern Virginia. A joint effort between the U.S. Army and the nonprofit…

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POW/MIA Bracelet Documentary

November 5, 2020

Writer/producer Peggy Kennedy and director Roger Cluxton, who are putting together a documentary film called “MIA: Stories of the Vietnam War Bracelet,” recently announced that former network newscaster Dan Rather--who covered the war in Vietnam--has…

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