Arts of War

Author Query: Remembering Martin Luther King & the Vietnam War

November 29, 2021

Mike Selby, a Canadian librarian, newspaper columnist, and the author of  Freedom Libraries: The Untold Story of Libraries for African Americans in the South, is working on a book about Martin Luther King Jr. and…

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Online Short Story: ‘Guard Duty in Vietnam: On the Lookout for the Enemy Within’

November 15, 2021

Patrick Underwood’s autobiographical short story, "Guard Duty Vietnam: On the Lookout for the Enemy Within," based on his 1970-71 Vietnam War tour of duty, is dedicated to Vietnam War veterans whose experiences, he says, were…

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Wayne Karlin Pre-Veterans Day Talk on the Vietnam War and His Work

November 10, 2021

Wayne Karlin---the novelist, author, and recently retired college professor who served in the Vietnam War with the U.S. Marine Corps and whose service in the war and its personal and political aftermath are themes that…

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‘I Married the War’ Documentary streaming on November 6

October 30, 2021

Betty and Ken Rodgers’ brilliant new documentary, I Married the War, which focuses on eleven military wives who have had to deal with their husbands’ emotional and physical wounds of war, will have its virtual…

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First-Rate ‘American Veteran’ Doc Series on PBS

October 26, 2021

“American Veteran” is a top-quality, four-part documentary series produced by PBS’s WGBH that premieres today, October 26, 2021, on Public Broadcasting stations nationwide. The series is make up primarily of first-person testimony from American veterans…

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Bobby Muller Speaks

October 21, 2021

Robert O. Muller—better known to everyone in the veterans community as Bobby—will be remembered as the founder, in 1978, of Vietnam Veterans of America. VVA arose from those more-than-humble beginnings to become the only congressionally…

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Bob Peters’ ‘Central Florida Salute’ to Veterans on YouTube

October 20, 2021

Bob Peters, a Vietnam Veterans of America member, served in the U.S. Air Force from 1967-71, including a tour of duty working on B-52 bombers in Thailand. Peters, who lives in Leesburg, Florida, also is…

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First-Person Stories of Jewish Vietnam War Veterans

October 19, 2021

The new CD-ROM, “Jewish Americans in Military Service during Vietnam,” produced by the Jewish War Veterans of the United States’ National Vietnam Veterans Committee, begins with these words: “Americans of the Jewish faith have fought…

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New MOH Graphic Novel from AUSA: Green Beret Roger Donlon

September 28, 2021

The twelfth and latest Association of the United States Army graphic novel in its Medal of Honor series focuses on Roger Donlon, the former Green Beret who was the first American to receive the nation’s highest…

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‘Ashes are Ashes,’ a Play by Mike Thompson

September 7, 2021

Ashes are Ashes is a short, one-act play dealing with loss, remembrance, and brotherhood written by Mike Thompson, who served as a medic in the Vietnam War in 1966-67. Thompson worked with the 20th Preventive Medicine…

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