The Last Days in Vietnam is an Oscar-nominated documentary covering the very end of South Vietnam, in April, 1975. Rory Kennedy’s dramatically sad and horrific documentary is both difficult (for a Vietnam Veteran at least) to watch and a chronicle of American compassion and angst. The fall of a democratic societyContinue Reading

Jane Fonda’s Broadcasts on Radio Hanoi Co-authors: Dr. Roger Canfield, R.J. Del Vecchio From July 8 – 22, 1972, the American actress Jane Fonda visited North Vietnam at the invitation of the “Vietnamese Committee of Solidarity with the American People.” During this period, she recorded at least 19 propaganda interviewsContinue Reading

By Robert Elegant Reprinted from Encounter (London), vol. LVII, No. 2, August 1981, pp. 73-90 Republished with permission from the author IN THE EARLY 1960s, when the Viet Nam War became a big story, most foreign correspondents assigned to cover the story wrote primarily to win the approbation of theContinue Reading

tiPaul Schmehl, Independent Researcher Jan 24, 2015 One of the most persistent myths about the Vietnam War is that PAVN (People’s Army of Viet Nam) and PLAF (People’s Liberation Armed Forces) troops were Vietnamese patriots fighting for their independence. While there is no doubt that some of those who foughtContinue Reading