Black Mountain Institute
A distinguished panel of authors, historians, educators and veterans explore "The Vietnam War in Light of Iraq." Award-winning authors Tim O‘Brien and Robert Stone headline a panel discussion of the politics and lessons of the Vietnam era, viewed through the lens of the ongoing conflict in Iraq.
The panel discussion includes distinguished historian Charles Herring, Iraq War veteran and conscientious objector Jimmy Castellanos, emerging writer and Vietnam native Vu Tran, and UNLV professor of English John Irsfeld, who has written and taught extensively about the Vietnam era. UNLV Distinguished Professor of History Joseph (Andy) Fry, a noted expert on the Vietnam War, moderates.
Iraq War; 2003-; Politics and war; Vietnam War; 1961-1975
American Politics | Arts and Humanities | Asian History | Diplomatic History | International Relations | Literature in English, North America | Literature in English, North America, Ethnic and Cultural Minority | Military History | Military Studies
Irsfeld, J. H.
The Vietnam War in light of Iraq.
Available at: http://digitalscholarship.unlv.edu/blackmountain_lectures_events/13