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December 5, 2011

Vietnam Now

Something Else Happens. That's generally what happens.
That video [see link below] is a long way from black and white footage of napalm and helo extractions and Dean Rusk and Ho Chi Minh and Abbie Hoffman. There have been legions of men and women lecturing --hectoring-- me for a generation about what it was and why it was and what it meant and who was to blame and they're still rearranging the deckchairs on the Titanic of their opinions and hoping no one looks at what they said last week about it. But there it is. Something Else. -- Sippican Cottage

Posted by gerardvanderleun at December 5, 2011 8:39 AM. This is an entry on the sideblog of American Digest: Check it out.

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