The Spitting Image: Myth, Memory, and the Legacy of Vietnam

Category: Humanities
Author: Jerry Lembcke
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by stdplaceholder   2019-01-13
To give _you_ some context on this, attacks by protesters on returning troops from Vietnam is a myth. The reason people venerate "the troops" today is 50 years of concerted right-wing militaristic propaganda which serves to deflect legitimate debate by classifying any kind of criticism as being "against the troops".

https://www.amazon.com/Spitting-Image-Memory-Legacy-Vietnam/...