Document Type

Lecture

Publication Date

3-21-2007

Publisher

Black Mountain Institute

Abstract

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.

Keywords

Iraq War; 2003-; Politics and war; Vietnam War; 1961-1975

Disciplines

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

Language

English

Comments

Moderator: Andy Fry, University of Nevada, Las Vegas

Doc Rando Hall, UNLV

Audio/Video File size: 425 megabytes

Audio file size: 77.8 megabytes

vietnam-21march07.mp3 (79675 kB)
MP3 recording of event


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