Arts on the Web

Let There Be Light on Line

May 29, 2012

Let There Be Light, the powerful (and disturbing) documentary that the legendary director/screenwriter/actor John Huston made for the U.S. Army in 1945, which was banned from the public until 1980, is now available on line…

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The Texas Capitol Vietnam Veterans Monument's Web Site

May 23, 2012

When it is completed on the grounds of  the Texas Capitol building in Austin, the Texas Capitol Vietnam Veterans Monument  will honor all Texans who served in the Vietnam War. The monument will feature a…

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The Journal of Military Experience

November 30, 2011

The Journal of Military Experience, which just put out its first on-line volume , publishes short stories, creative nonfiction, poems, and artwork by veterans of all eras, as well as those by family members of…

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Swofford on Marlantes's 'What It Is Like to Go to War'

November 14, 2011

There's a really good laudatory review in The Daily Beast of Karl (Matterhorn ) Marlantes' new book, What It Is Like to Go to War by Anthony Swofford, the Persian Gulf War Marine veteran who…

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On Line Tribute to Wayne Karlin's Literary Work

October 18, 2011

There's an excellent summary of the literary work of Wayne Karlin (above ), the former Marine who received the VVA Excellence in the Arts Award in 2005, on the Viet Nam Literature Project blog by…

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Michael Stern Hart, 1947-2011

September 11, 2011

Michael Stern Hart, the man who is given credit for inventing the electronic book in 1971, died September 6 following a heart attack at his home in Urbana, Illinois. Hart who was born in Tacoma,…

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Ehrhart on Going Back

August 22, 2011

W.D. (Bill) Ehrhart's account of his recent trip back to Vietnam with Ken Takenaga, with whom he served in the Marines in 1967-68, is now on line on Ehrhart's web site . "On February 5th,…

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Viet Nam Lit Project Launches New Blog

June 30, 2011

Dan Duffy, who runs the Viet Nam Literature Project (which promotes work by Vietnamese writers), is adding a new blog to the venture, today, June 30, 2011. The first entry in the reader-friendly blog is…

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NAM On-Line Short Story Reading

June 15, 2011

  The latest edition of the London-based British literary journal Litro website  contains a reading of the story "Billy" from Robert McGowan's new story collection, NAM: Things That Weren't True and Other Stories .  The reader of the…

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50th Anniversary Commemoration Website

May 4, 2011

A new, expanded website for the government's official 50th Anniversary of the Vietnam War Commemmoration has just gone live.  Two years ago, Congress enacted a law authorizing the Secretary of Defense to conduct a program…

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