This is the grave of William Nolde. It’s hard to imagine being a family member and knowing that your loved one was the last person to die for a terrible horrible mistake. That was the case of Wi
There’s a new book by Joseph Darda titled How White Men Won the Culture Wars. I haven’t read it, but I was reading a review of it The New Republic and it’s striking just how much of
If you haven’t seen this story about Mary Ann Vecchio, the girl in the famous Kent State photo, it’s really well worth your time.
I highlighted Frank McGee in the grave series yesterday. In it, I mentioned his Vietnam War reporting Same Mud Same Blood, about race relations in the Army in Vietnam. So I decided to watch it. On the
On January 11, 1968, around 1,000 workers in Saigon walked off the job, protesting the unfair treatment they faced from South Vietnamese government and demonstrating the lack of commitment to democrat
This is the grave of William Colby. Born in 1920 in Saint Paul, Minnesota, Colby came from a military family. His father was a longtime officer who had served in China among other places, though he wa
I know it’s fun to read about the intrigues of politics, with its charismatic figures and seemingly missed opportunities, but in terms of South Vietnam and its 1967 battle between Thieu and Ky f
The great anti-war priest has died at the age of 94. The legendary anti-war priest Father Daniel Berrigan died today at 94. He was a poet, pacifist, educator, social activist, playwright and lifelong