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May Screening in D.C. of ‘Vietnam: An Inner View’ doc

March 28, 2018

The new documentary film, "Vietnam: An Inner View," will have its Atlantic Coast premiere on Thursday, May 24, at the Avalon Theatre in Washington, D.C. There will be two screenings of the film, which the…

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POW Wives Exhibit in Colorado Springs

March 13, 2018

The Colorado Springs Pioneers Museum on March 24 will open "The League of Wives: Vietnam's POWs/MIAs Allies & Advocates," a special exhibit that honors the work of the women married to Vietnam War POWs who…

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Viet Nguyen Receives a MacArthur “Genius” Grant

October 11, 2017

The MacArthur Foundation today announced the twenty-four 2017 recipients of the MacArthur Foundation Fellowship, the so-called “genius” grants. These $625,000 stipends are given with no strings attached to writers, artists, scientists, and other creative people. The…

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Kickstarting a Vietnam War Novel

September 20, 2017

Adam Berenbak has begun a Kickstarter campaign to help his father, a Vietnam War veteran, publish a novel he wrote, Under The Jackfruit Tree, which deals with the Vietnam War. "He never published the novel, and,…

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Author Query: Candy Stories

September 13, 2017

Curtis Vreeland is currently working on a book called “Candy Goes to War,” which will look at  how chocolate, candy, and gum (normally symbols of peace) have been used to sustain troops in war zones.…

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New Vietnam War Book on Maj. Michael O’Donnell

July 5, 2017

The New York Times reported June 27 that Daniel H. Weiss, who recently was named President and CEO of the Metropolitan Museum of Art, is writing a book about the Vietnam War. Weiss, 60, is…

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Five Best Vietnam War Books?

June 19, 2017

Here's an admittedly subjective list, posted on the Military History Now website, put together by Mark Massé, a Ball State University literary journalism professor. It's based on his book, Vietnam Warrior Voices, which we will be…

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John Bronzo Reading June 1 to help VVA

May 31, 2017

John Bronzo, the author of the Vietnam War-themed CIA thriller, Mary Bernadette: Secrets of a Dallas Moon, which we reviewed favorably last year on our Books in Review II page, will be participating in the…

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Author Query: Paranormal Experiences Wanted

April 5, 2017

Author Janet Fitzgerald is doing research for a book on war veterans’ experiences with the paranormal. “My interest is in battlefield, or wartime paranormal experiences, ” she says, and is looking for veterans who’d like…

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Author Query: Incarcerated Veterans Oral History Project

April 3, 2017

Jason Higgins, a Ph.D. student in American History at University of Massachusetts Amherst, is researching the history of incarcerated veterans since the Vietnam War. "I have been conducting oral history projects with veterans for the…

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