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Wednesday, February 04, 2015

[haw-info] HAW Notes 2/4/15: Vietnam War notes; Links to recent articles of interest

Vietnam War:  A new book by Christian Appy, author of two previous books on the Vietnam War, is being released by Viking Press tomorrow, February 5, with the title American Reckoning: The Vietnam War and Our National Identity. Information is available at http://www.christianappy.com. Also regarding the Vietnam War, the ad hoc project Peace Commemoration is planning a May 2 convention in Washington. D.C. honoring the Vietnam-era peace movement. There is not yet a website, but information can be obtained by writing to peace.commemoration@gmail.com or to David.B.Cortright.1@nd.edu.

Links to Recent Articles of Interest

By Tom Engelhardt, TomDispatch.com, posted February 3
Memories of I. F. Stone and reflections on the US in the Vietnam era and the present

By William J. Astore, TomDispatch.com, posted February 1
The author is a retired lieutenant colonel in the US Air Force who also has a doctorate in Modern History from the University of Oxford.

By David Mizner, Jacobin magazine, posted January 30

By Danny Postel, Portside.org, posted January 30

By Andrew J. Bacevich, TomDispatch.com, posted January 29
The author, retired from teaching history at Boston University, is a fellow at Columbia University's School of Public and International Affairs.

By Stephen R. Shalom, Mondoweiss, posted January 29

By Lawrence S. Wittner, History News Network, posted January 25
The author is a professor of history emeritus at SUNY Albany.

By Andrew Meyer, History News Network, posted January 25
The author teaches history at Brooklyn College, CUNY.

By Matt Taibbi, Rolling Stone, posted January 21

Thanks to Rosalyn Baxandall and an anonyous reader for suggesting articles that are included in the above list. Suggestions can be sent to jimobrien48@gmail.com.


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