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Vietnam reconsidered

Harrison Evans Salisbury

Vietnam reconsidered

Lessons from a war

by Harrison Evans Salisbury

  • 192 Want to read
  • 4 Currently reading

Published by Harper & Row .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Southeast Asia,
  • History - General History

  • The Physical Object
    FormatHardcover
    Number of Pages335
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL9230051M
    ISBN 100060152664
    ISBN 109780060152666

      John Ketwig will address the question heard he's heard from those both older and younger than the "Vietnam Generation." Tuesday, June 18 at pm. Ketwig is the author of " and a hard rain fell," a memoir of his time in Vietnam. "Vietnam Reconsidered, focuses on the war, Vietnam-era politics and society and why it matters. Ketwig seeks to. Vietnam Reconsidered ZEKE Magazine/Fall Social Documentary Network. For many Americans, the Vietnam War is remembered as a costly lesson in the limits of global power. In contrast, most Vietnamese see the end of the war as a definitive finale to more than a century of colonial occupation. For the first time since the middle of the 19th.

    Vietnam Reconsidered: The War, the Times, and Why They Matter by John Ketwig (Trine Day, ) This is John Ketwig's second personal view of Vietnam and its effect on him and on our generation. Ketwig's first book, and a hard rain fell, reflects his very emotional reaction to Vietnam. The book was printed by what he calls "the establishment. John Ketwig, author of Vietnam Reconsidered: The War, the Times, and Why They Matter spoke with America’s Work Force on Aug. 28 about his book. Ketwig, who served in Vietnam recounts the horrors that he and his fellow service members experienced during their time in Vietnam during the war.

    Vietnam War Chiến tranh Việt Nam (); Part of the Indochina Wars and the Cold War: Clockwise, from top left: U.S. combat operations in Ia Đrăng, ARVN Rangers defending Saigon during the Tết Offensive, two A-4C Skyhawks after the Gulf of Tonkin incident, ARVN recapture Quảng Trị during the Easter Offensive, civilians fleeing the Battle of Quảng Trị, and burial of Location: South Vietnam, North Vietnam, .   In February the University of Southern California sponsored "Vietnam Reconsidered: Lessons From a War," the first major academic conference on Vietnam. That fall PBS affiliates around the country showed a thirteen-episode series, Vietnam: A Television : Grove/Atlantic, Inc.


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Vietnam Reconsidered is quite a piece of work--it is sufficiently intense that I had to read it in smaller snatches at a time. The author's feelings and thoughts virtually cascaded on the printed page. It actually is three books in one. First, It is a very readable cultural history/snapshot of the 50s, 60s and 70s/5(7).

Vietnam Reconsidered book. Read reviews from world’s largest community for readers/5(5). In his book, America in Vietnam, which was the first and in many ways the most impressive of the revisionist accounts, Lewy uses United Nations figures to rebut charges by antiwar activists that the United States engaged in acts of genocide in Vietnam.

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The result is my new book. Vietnam Reconsidered: The War, The Times, and Why They Matter. This book is part history, and part analysis of a variety of aspects of that dreadful time.

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Many aspects of Vietnam were reviewed by the odd participants at a U. of Southern California conference whose views appear here: from the background and course of American involvement to the current situation of the veterans and the Vietnamese.

Vietnam Reconsidered By John Zutz (reviewer) [Printer-Friendly Version]Vietnam Reconsidered: The War, the Times, and Why They Matter by John Ketwig (Trine Day, ) While glancing at the table of contents I discovered there's a chapter on "Sex and the Vietnam Soldier.".

“So many of the professional foreign policy establishment, and so many of their hangers-on among the lumpen academics and journalists, had become worried by the frenzy and paranoia of the Nixonian Vietnam policy that consensus itself was threatened.

Source: Veteran award-winning radio host and author Charles Moscowitz is joined by John Ket. Veteran award-winning radio host and author Charles Moscowitz is joined by John Ketwig, author of Vietnam Reconsidered: The War, The Times, and Why They Matter.

Book Link:   The book begins with the debacle that was the Bay of Pigs, which soured Kennedy on the judgment of his military leadership.

Not long after, the Cuban missile crisis saw the military completely excluded from decision making. By the time the administration got to Vietnam, the Joint Chiefs of Staff were marginal to policy formation and major.

Mr. Ketwig, whose first book about his experiences as a solider became a best-selling Book of the Month and gained praise from peaceniks like Phillip Berrigan, and veterans like Ron Kovic and Bobby Muller, founder of the Vietnam Veterans of America, writes in his new book 'VIETNAM RECONSIDERED: The War, the Times and Why They Matter' an analysis of America’s modern war.

John Ketwig’s bestselling and still in print book “ and a hard rain fell,” and his new book, “Vietnam Reconsidered,” inspired by his interactions with students who he has spoken to. The Vietnam War Reconsidered by Gabriel Kolko.

at least insofar as the analysts saw the Vietnam War. It is scarcely the only book on intelligence and. “Vietnam Reconsidered” goes beyond an overview of the various engagements to examine why the U.S.

became involved in the war, why it stayed involved for so long and how its involvement is. On Sunday, Sept. 17, PBS will begin airing “The Vietnam War,” a part, hour documentary by Ken Burns and his creative partner Lynn Novick.

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