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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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Wild Bill Donovan in WWI Digital Graphic Novel from AUSA

August 17, 2021

The Association of the United States Army's latest Medal of Honor graphic novel tells the relatively little-known World War I story of William J. "Wild Bill" Donovan, who is best known for starting the Office…

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David Willson, 1942-2021

July 9, 2021

David Willson, one of the most prolific and accomplished Vietnam War veteran writers, died July 6 at his home in Maple Valley, Washington, at age 79 of multiple myeloma, which was caused by his exposure…

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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 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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‘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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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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AUSA Graphic Novel on MOH Recipient Tibor Rubin

September 29, 2020

Tibor "Teddy" Rubin is the only Holocaust survivor to be awarded the Medal of Honor. He was freed from Mauthausen Concentration Camp, where his parents a sister died, by American G.I.s when World War II…

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Winston Francis Groom, Jr., 1943-2020

September 18, 2020

Winston Groom, the prolific writer best known as the creator of Forrest Gump, died September 17 in Fairhope, Alabama, his family announced. He was 77. No cause of death was given. Groom grew up in…

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