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  • Maya Lin (Asian Americans of Achievement)

    Maya Lin, the daughter of Chinese immigrants, was born in small-town America. Lin broke onto the American scene as a college senior, when she won a national competition to design the Vietnam Veterans Memorial in Washington, DC. This is the portrait of the artist, whose use of her cultural heritage brings drama and emotional impact to her work.
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    • ASIN: 0791092682

  • Vietnam Veterans Since the War : The Politics of PTSD, Agent Orange, and the National Memorial

    War is hell, and the return to civilian life afterwards can be a minefield as well, especially for veterans of a "bad war." Soldiers coming home from Vietnam faced unique challenges as veterans of a controversial war whose divisiveness permeated every step of the re-entry and readjustment process. In his balanced and highly readable account, Vietnam Veterans since the War, sociologist Wilbur J. Scott tells the story of how the veterans and their allies organized to articulate their concerns and to win concessions from a reluctant Congress, federal agencies, and courts. Scott draws on published records, hours of personal interviews
    Designer Of The Vietnam Veterans Memorial In Washington
    War is hell, and the return to civilian life afterwards can be a minefield as well, especially for veterans of a “bad war.” Soldiers coming home from Vietnam faced unique challenges as veterans of a controversial war whose divisiveness permeated every step of the re-entry and readjustment process. In his balanced and highly readable account, Vietnam Veterans since the War, sociologist Wilbur J. Scott tells the story of how the veterans and their allies organized to articulate their concerns and to win concessions from a reluctant Congress, federal agencies, and courts.Scott draws on published records, hours of personal interviews with

    • UPC: 28428983

  • Bloods : Black Veterans of the Vietnam War: An Oral History

    Twenty Black soldiers--ranging from the son of migrant farm workers to an Army recruiter--offer diverse perspectives on the Vietnam
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    A NEW YORK TIMES NOTABLE BOOK • The national bestseller that tells the truth about the Vietnam War from the black soldiers’ perspective. An oral history unlike any other, Bloods features twenty black men who tell the story of how members of their race were sent off to Vietnam in disproportionate numbers, and of the special test of patriotism they faced. Told in voices no reader will soon forget, Bloods is a must-read for anyone who wants to put the Vietnam experience in historical, cultural, and political perspective. Praise for Bloods “Superb . . . a portrait not just of

    • UPC: 470548
    • Rating: 3.333

  • Women Vietnam Veterans : Our Untold Stories

    Women Vietnam Veterans: Our Untold Stories, by Donna Lowery, a Vietnam veteran, chronicles the participation of American military women during the Vietnam War. This little-known group of an estimated 1,000 women from the Army, Marine Corps, Navy and Air Force left its mark in Vietnam from 1962 to 1973. They served in a myriad of duties from intelligence analysts, flight controllers, clerk-typists, translators, physical therapists, dietitians and communications specialists among many others. Our Untold Stories allows the women to speak for themselves about their experiences, and, for the first time ever, brings names, facts and figures together in one literary
    Designer Of The Vietnam Veterans Memorial In Washington
    Women Vietnam Veterans: Our Untold Stories, by Donna Lowery, a Vietnam veteran, chronicles the participation of American military women during the Vietnam War. This little-known group of an estimated 1,000 women from the Army, Marine Corps, Navy and Air Force left its mark in Vietnam from 1962 to 1973. They served in a myriad of duties from intelligence analysts, flight controllers, clerk-typists, translators, physical therapists, dietitians and communications specialists among many others.Our Untold Stories allows the women to speak for themselves about their experiences, and, for the first time ever, brings names, facts and figures together in one literary work.

    • UPC: 49525140

  • Shrapnel in the Heart : Letters and Remembrances from the Vietnam Veterans Memorial

    More than one hundred letters left at Washington's Vietnam Veterans Memorial are accompanied by interviews with the authors of the letters, families of soldiers killed in the
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    For the first time, one book gives voice to the haunting, painful, tender, and healing tales of those who lost so much in America's least popular

    • UPC: 455083

  • Charlie Company Journeys Home : The Forgotten Impact on the Wives of Vietnam Veterans

    Using countless interviews as well as original diaries and letters, Andrew Wiest lays bare the horror of the Vietnam War for those left behind and the enduring battles they must continue to fight long after their loved ones have returned
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    The Boys of ’67 and the War They Left BehindThe human experience of the Vietnam War is almost impossible to grasp--the camaraderie, the fear, the smell, the pain. Men were transformed into soldiers, and then into warriors.These warriors had wives who loved them and shared in their transformations. Some marriages were strengthened, while for others there was all too often a dark side, leaving men and their families emotionally and spiritually battered for years to come.Focusing in on just one company’s experience of war and its eventual homecoming, Andrew Wiest shines a light on the shared experience of combat and

    • UPC: 855419957

  • Maya Lin, Vietnam Veterans Memorial

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    Maya Lin, Vietnam Veterans Memorial, 1982, granite, 2 acres within Constitution Gardens, (National Mall, Washington, D.C.), speakers: Dr. Beth Harris and Dr. Steven Zucker. Created by Beth Harris a...
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    Maya Lin on the Vietnam Veterans Memorial

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    Complete video at: http://fora.tv/2008/10/24/Maya_Lin_on_Universal_Loss_and_Vietnam_Veterans_Memorial Artist Maya Lin discusses the meaning behind her once-controversial design for the Vietnam V...
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    Maya Lin on the challenges and triumphs of designing the Vietnam Veterans memorial

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    Maya Lin takes Martin Filler through the challenges she faced while designing the Vietnam Veterans Memorial, and how she revolutionized commemorative architecture. Recorded on October 24, 2018 at...
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