Why Vietnam Will Always Haunt America
The Vietnam War remains the eternal American scar. A New York Historical Society exhibition combines the political and personal to build an affecting portrait of the conflict.
Kimmel Rips Draft-Dodger Trump for Attacking McCain
The ‘Jimmy Kimmel Live!’ host celebrated the death of the Graham-Cassidy health-care bill, while going after draft-dodging President Trump for insulting Vietnam POW McCain.
The West Point Football Team That Went To War In Vietnam
Americans remain divided over the Vietnam War, none more so than the members of the West Point football team of 1964 who saw combat, and who only agree it must never happen again.
One Battle Really Did Turn the Vietnam War
Even as Gen. William Westmoreland boasted that the U.S. had victory in sight in Vietnam, the North Vietnamese proved that claim hollow at the crucial battle of Hue.
How We Turned Against Veteran Presidents
The one thing Clinton, Bush, and Trump have in common? They all avoided hard military service. Could it be that after Vietnam, we just don’t care anymore?
Springsteen on ‘Born on the 4th of July’
Born on the Fourth of July, Ron Kovic’s account of his time in Vietnam, is out in a new edition. Listen to Bruce Springsteen’s new foreword and read Kovic’s introduction.
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Beijing Closes In on ‘China Beach’
As U.S. warships challenge China’s expansion in the South China Sea, Vietnam moves ever closer to America.