Reviews

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...
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...

Lansdale’s Ghost

Lansdale’s Ghost

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

My Lai (a book review) PART ONE

My Lai (a book review) PART ONE

This review originally appeared at thiscantbehappening.net. March 16, 2018, the 50th anniversary of the My Lai...

How We Got From Twinkies to Tofu

How We Got From Twinkies to Tofu

This article originally appeared at the nytimes.com. By MICHAEL POLLAN HIPPIE FOOD  How Back-to-the-Landers,...

Vietnam redux

Vietnam redux

This article originally appeared at MekongReview.com. By Ron Steinman. Our review of Ken Burns and Lynn Novick’s The...