In the 1960s, whistleblowers were treated like dirty snitches. Then Ron Ridenhour, a bit player in Vietnam’s horror show, stepped forward with tales of a massacre at My Lai.
As one general put it, the U.S. is very good at blowing things up, but we suck at nation-building. Afghanistan proves him right in spades.
In ‘Bella Bella,’ Harvey Fierstein plays New York politician Bella Abzug; Ntozake Shange’s classic, ‘For Colored Girls,’ is revived; and ‘Is This A Room’ focuses on Reality Winner.
Yes, Sylvester Stallone’s Vietnam veteran John Rambo has gone full MAGA (just like the real Sly).
David Mixner recalls that after fighting for civil rights and against the Vietnam War, Stonewall ‘was my first real awareness of any LGBTQ movement. I was in awe of their courage.’
Democratic hopeful said the president used his ‘privileged status’ to avoid the draft and send someone else to war in his place.
As corpses rot and the search for family members’ remains becomes more urgent, there is a special Vietnamese Office for Seeking Missing Persons—but it helps find Americans.