Kathleen Galvin’s War Poetry

January 10, 2018

Kathleen Galvin, the daughter of the late U.S. Army Gen. John R. Galvin, recently published an installment of five poems drawing on her father’s wartime journals in Xavier Review, a literary magazine. Gen. Galvin, who…

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Michael Herr, 1940-2016

June 29, 2016

Michael Herr, the journalist and author best known for his Dispatches , his 1977 stylized book of Vietnam War reporting, died June 23 at age 76. Herr went to the war zone to write a series…

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Writer Query: Vietnam Veteran Interviews

January 24, 2015

Jack Griffiths, a staff writer at History of War magazine in the U.K., is working on a feature entitled "The Vietnam 50, " and would like to interview Vietnam veterans for it. "We are looking for veterans…

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The New VVA Veteran–For July/August

July 19, 2014

The on-line edition of the new, July/August, issue of The VVA Veteran has just been posted . The cover story is an examination of the strange events leading up to the August 1964 Gulf of…

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The Wall: The 'Greatest' Modern American Memorial

July 9, 2014

The current issue of The New Yorker contains a long, informative article by Adam Gopnik on the new New York City 9/11 Memorial Museum. In it, Gopnik---the magazine's noted art critic---goes over the history of…

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'War Memoir' in the On-Line Writers' Circle Magazine

June 25, 2014

The Writers' Circle is a nonprofit on-line magazine that showcases authors, poets, artists, and photographers. It is published three times a year, with each issue running on line for four months. The current issue features…

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ISO Photos of the President Hotel in Saigon

November 8, 2013

  Fay Torresyap, a photo researcher for French magazine GEO   is working on an article about a hotel in Saigon, which, she says, which was "built in the 1960s for the American army, " and…

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Caputo on the Road

July 15, 2013

  Last Sunday's New York Times Travel section included an article featuring Philip Caputo, headlined "To See America, Be a Traveler, Not a Tourist." In it, Caputo--the Pulitzer-Prize-winning former journalist who served as a U.S.…

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Photographer Looking For Veterans going to VN in January

January 7, 2013

Catherine Karnow,  a National Geographic photographer who has been documenting Vietnam for twenty-one years for that august publication as well as for other magazines and books, is putting the final touches on a presentation about that…

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Jeff Stein on Spycraft

February 13, 2012

  Former VVA Veteran editor Jeff Stein had an interesting article in the February 12 edition of The Washington Post Magazine . In "What Makes a Perfect Spy Tick?"  Stein examines the lives of intelligence operatives in several…

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