Connections to Today

Regretting the Mission

Endless war can be wearying and takes a toll on our troops. We saw it in Viet Nam, and we're seeing it in Afghanistan and Iraq. In this photo, soldiers quickly march to the ramp of the CH-47 Chinook helicopter that will return them to Kandahar Army Air Field on Sept....
Rebecca Gordon, Turning Our Backs on Nuremberg

Rebecca Gordon, Turning Our Backs on Nuremberg

In its menacing rejection of the court, the Trump administration is turning its back on the system of international law and justice the United States helped establish at Nuremberg. The rule of law must not hold only, as hotelier Leona Helmsley once said about taxes, for “the little people.”

The Cauldron: Columbia ’68

The Cauldron: Columbia ’68

In April 1968, students at Columbia University occupied five campus buildings and for one week brought that prestigious institution to its knees. Fighting both the Vietnam War and university racism, the Columbia Revolt riveted the nation and changed everything. Could it happen today?

The humaniser

The humaniser

This article originally appeared at the MekongReview.com. By Tillman Miller.   On the road to Little Saigon, the...

David and Goliath in Vietnam

David and Goliath in Vietnam

Plasma being given to a wounded soldier on a ridge in Dak To, South Vietnam, in November 1967, as another soldier...

Viet Nam War Stories

The Vietnam War/American War: Stories from All Sides is an interactive documentary video project that allows users to...