Books

From an American soldier in Vietnam, tragedy and poetry

James G. Hershberg reviews the book "Michael O'Donnell and the Tragic Era of Vietnam" by Daniel H. Weiss (PublicAffairs, 2019; 202 pp.).  Hershberg is a professor of history and international affairs at George Washington University and the author of "Marigold: The...
Did Palestine divide ‘the Movement’?

Did Palestine divide ‘the Movement’?

Book review written by Helena Cobban and published December 9, 2019 on Mondoweiss. THE MOVEMENT AND THE MIDDLE EAST How the Arab-Israeli Conflict Divided the American Left by Michael R. Fischbach...

How Soldiers Brought a Halt to the U.S. War Machine

How Soldiers Brought a Halt to the U.S. War Machine

A Waging Peace in Vietnam book review by Roger Bybee originally appeared at The Progressive on October 29, 2019. Waging Peace in Vietnam: U.S. Soldiers and Veterans Who Opposed the War (New Village...

Waging Peace in Vietnam: A Story We Need to Tell

Waging Peace in Vietnam: A Story We Need to Tell

Tens of thousands of active duty GIs opposed America’s war in Vietnam, marching, signing petitions, writing underground newspapers for their fellow soldiers, and refusing to fight, often at great personal sacrifice.

Lansdale’s Ghost

Lansdale’s Ghost

Photo caption: Edward Lansdale in 1963. Credit: WikiCommons This book review originally appeared in the May 2018 issue...