Arts of War

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NYC Veterans Writing Event on Thursday

February 6, 2017

The Veterans Writing Workshop , a New York City nonprofit that gives free writing workshops for veterans, active duty service members, and their families, is holding a reception and reading celebrating the publication of its…

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Scoring the Vietnam War (in the Ken Burns Doc)

February 1, 2017

Trent Reznor, best known as the lead singer of the hard rocking band Nine Inch Nails , also has made his mark in recent years as a composer of movie scores. He and collaborator Atticus Ross…

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‘The Witness’ Doc: Gripping and Unpredictable

January 5, 2017

The Witness is a gripping documentary that contains surprising information about the infamous murder of a woman named Kitty Genovese in 1964. If her name rings a bell, you likely remember that the 28-year-old woman…

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Dartmouth Vietnam Project

January 4, 2017

Ed Miller, a history professor at Dartmouth College in New Hampshire, directs a unique and innovative program at the college: The Dartmouth Vietnam Project, an oral history endeavor that trains Dartmouth undergrad students to interview…

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David Berry, 1943-2016

December 26, 2016

David Berry, the playwright and screenwriter whose acclaimed 1977 play, "G.R. Point" was based on his service in the Vietnam War,   died December 16  at age 73 following a heart attack. Berry joined the Army in…

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Former Secretary of Defense Chuck Hagel stands next to his quote in a hallway dedicated to veterans of the Vietnam War at the Pentagon in Washington,    D.C.,    Dec. 20,    2016. (DOD photo by U.S. Air Force Staff Sgt. Jette Carr)

Pentagon Opens Vietnam War Exhibit

December 21, 2016

The Department of Defense officially opened an exhibit at the Pentagon yesterday (December 20, 2016) honoring American military personnel who served during the Vietnam War. Former U.S. Senator and Secretary of Defense Chuck Hagel, a…

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Nguyen Ngoc Luong, 1936-2016

December 8, 2016

Nguyen Ngoc Luong, a guide, translator, journalist, and photographer who worked closely with New York Times Vietnam War correspondents Gloria Emerson, Malcolm Brown, Fox Butterfield, Ralph Blumenthal, and Peter Shipler, died October 27 in Saigon.…

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Author Query: Vietnam War Nurses

December 6, 2016

Michael Burns, a Vietnam War veteran, would like to hear from nurses who served in the Vietnam War for a book he is writing. If you would like to help, or for more information, write…

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A Tribute to Two Vietnam Veterans

December 5, 2016

Arnold Isaacs, the former Baltimore Sun Vietnam War correspondent and author best known for Without Honor: Defeat in Vietnam and Cambodia , has written a moving tribute to two Vietnam War veteran friends: the journalist and…

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Free Digital Novel to Vietnam Veterans

November 30, 2016

Bill Yancey is offering free digital copies of his new novel, Abandoned: MIA in Vietnam , to all Vietnam War veterans. Just send an email to wbyauthor@bellsouth.net , identify yourself as a Vietnam veteran, and specify…

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