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News Vietnam » History: Here's an earnest plea to stop using Creedence Clearwater Revival in every damn Vietnam movie

News channel or source: https://www.avclub.com/heres-an-earnest-plea-to-stop-using-creedence-clearwate-1823199767
Publication date: Wednesday 21 February 2018

Or, should we say, the use of Creedence Clearwater Revival in Vietnam war films. In a new Pitchfork feature ... Schonfeld digs into Hollywood’s long, long history of relying on songs like “Fortunate Son” or “Run Through the Jungle” to do the ...

News Vietnam » History: This was the Vietnam I dreamed of

News channel or source: http://www.latimes.com/travel/la-tr-vietnam-20180218-story.html
Publication date: Sunday 18 February 2018

Expensive by Vietnam standards, $42 was never so well spent ... It was originally a Champa seaport but shed most of that history in favor of its 18th century incarnation as a vital Southeast Asian trading center, with ships calling from as far as Britain ...

News Vietnam » History: Has our approach to military changed since Vietnam?

News channel or source: https://www.deseretnews.com/article/900010607/has-our-approach-to-military-changed-since-vietnam.html
Publication date: Friday 16 February 2018

Recently in Washington, Congress passed the largest military budget in U.S. history. It is virtually a blank check to ... I spent the entire year, 1967-68, in Vietnam as a lieutenant in the U.S. Army. At the time I felt good about my service because ...

News Vietnam » History: 'All Out There': Army Vet Writes Memoir Reflecting on Vietnam

News channel or source: https://www.military.com/off-duty/2018/02/21/all-out-there-army-vet-writes-memoir-reflecting-vietnam.html
Publication date: Wednesday 21 February 2018

The impetus for the book was a 1998 email from his goddaughter looking for insight into the war for a high school history project. Although he initially kept his answers brief, he found himself thinking more about Vietnam and decided to start writing about ...

News Vietnam » History: Vietnam Will Win: Taking on the Pentagon

News channel or source: https://www.counterpunch.org/2018/02/19/vietnam-will-win-taking-on-the-pentagon/
Publication date: Sunday 18 February 2018

He was an on-the-spot reporter, an eyewitness to history. In his reporting, he followed his own convictions, political and moral. The book he wrote after his first two visits to the Liberated Zones, Vietnam: Inside Story of the Guerilla War (International ...

News Vietnam » History: Black History Month symposium on Yorktown focuses on Rep. Lonnie Hosey, Marine vet of Vietnam War

News channel or source: https://www.postandcourier.com/news/black-history-month-symposium-on-yorktown-focuses-on-rep-lonnie/article_d863c40c-1599-11e8-bf88-5b3d885d457f.html
Publication date: onday 19 February 2018

The Vietnam War service and lifetime achievements of S.C. Rep. Lonnie Hosey of Barnwell will be the focus of a free Black History Month symposium Friday at Patriots Point. The program starts at 10 a.m. in the Smokey Stover Theater on the aircraft ...

News Vietnam » History: The Indomitable Spirit of American POWs Lives On in These Vietnam Prison Keepsakes

News channel or source: https://www.smithsonianmag.com/smithsonian-institution/indomitable-spirit-american-pows-lives-these-vietnam-prison-keepsakes-180968193/
Publication date: Sunday 18 February 2018

If the cold metallic frame and sharp rotor blades of the Smithsonian’s 1966 Bell Huey helicopter evoke the impersonality and mechanization of the Vietnam War, the humble cup and tube of toothpaste donated to the National Museum of American History ...

News Vietnam » History: Blinn College’s Star of the Republic Museum announces history fair winners

News channel or source: http://www.theeagle.com/townnews/school/blinn-college-s-star-of-the-republic-museum-announces-history/article_579cfe62-165a-11e8-9e25-7fd3d21a4ad3.html
Publication date: uesday 20 February 2018

Intrigued by her grandfather’s participation in the Vietnam War, Brenham Junior High School student Aidan Hord jumped at the opportunity to use her school’s annual history fair to dive deeper into her family’s past. Armed with her 2,000-word research ...

News Vietnam » History: Will Vietnam’s Communist Party Ever Change Its Ways?

News channel or source: https://thediplomat.com/2018/02/will-vietnams-communist-party-ever-change-its-ways/
Publication date: uesday 20 February 2018

Pham Van Dong, then prime minister of North Vietnam, called it a necessary action to “foil ... quickly (yet another indication of how anti-colonialism fits neatly into the history of contradictions). It also raises questions of whether communist parties ...

News Vietnam » History: Daytona 500 live commentary: Should 66-year-old Vietnam vet be allowed in the Great American Race?

News channel or source: http://www.orlandosentinel.com/sports/nascar/os-sp-daytona-500-live-commentary-mike-bianchi-0218-story.html
Publication date: Sunday 18 February 2018

The race has started and it’s certainly an intriguing story that Vietnam veteran Mark Thompson is driving in ... The answer should be obvious: No. Thompson is the oldest driver in Daytona 500 history and it’s not even close. He beats the age record ...