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Mary McGrory: The Trailblazing Columnist Who Stood Washington on Its Head
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ean: 9780143109815, isbn: 0143109812,
4.3 out of 5 stars with 15 reviews
A wildly entertaining biography of the trailblazing Washington columnist and the first woman to win the Pulitzer Prize for commentary Before there was Maureen Dowd or Gail Collins or Molly Ivins, there was Mary McGrory. She was a trailblazing column...
Paper Soldiers: The American Press and the Vietnam War
By University of Chicago Press
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mpn: 2 maps, ean: 9780226917955, isbn: 0226917959,
4.6 out of 5 stars with 18 reviews
Praised and condemned for its aggressive coverage of the Vietnam War, the American press has been both commended for breaking public support and bringing the war to an end and accused of misrepresenting the nature and progress of the war. While in-de...
The Weekly War: Newsmagazines and Vietnam
By Brand: University of Missouri
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mpn: bibliography, index, ean: 9780826215345, isbn: 0826215343,
4.0 out of 5 stars with 58 reviews
In The Weekly War, James Landers provides the first in-depth investigation of how the three major newsmagazines—Newsweek, Time, and U.S. News & World Report—covered the Vietnam War and the impact their coverage had on the American public, preside...
Heroes to the End: An Army Correspondent’s Last Days in Vietnam
mpn: black & white illustrations, ean: 9781491768129, isbn: 1491768126,
4.1 out of 5 stars with 9 reviews
Jim Smith might be one of the few people that tried extending his tour in Vietnam and was actually forced to leave. As a correspondent for Stars and Stripes, the Defense Department's daily newspaper, he saw every major city in Vietnam from the Delta ...
A Cinema Without Walls: Movies and Culture after Vietnam
By Brand: Rutgers University Press
ean: 9780813516684, isbn: 0813516684,
4.2 out of 5 stars with 294 reviews
"One of the sharpest and most productive analyses of our contemporaneity and the place of cinema within it and of our new historical relations as spectators to the imaginary universe on the movie screen. This is a study that will be of intense intere...
A Thinker's Damn: Audie Murphy, Vietnam, and the Making of the Quiet American
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ean: 9780738864662, isbn: 0738864668,
4.1 out of 5 stars with 55 reviews
A tale of the unmaking of the first American movie filmed in Vietnam in 1957, the scandalous and disasterous undertaking is finally exposed. Surviving cast and crew members explain a contorted drama behind the scenes as Audie Murphy goes to Vietnam, ...
Thai Stick: Surfers, Scammers, and the Untold Story of the Marijuana Trade
By Columbia University Press
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ean: 9780231161350, isbn: 0231161352,
4.7 out of 5 stars with 54 reviews
Located on the left bank of the Chao Phya River, Thailand's capital, Krungthep, known as Bangkok to Westerners and "the City of Angels" to Thais, has been home to smugglers and adventurers since the late eighteenth century. During the 1970s, it becam...
Search and Clear: Critical Responses to Selected Literature and Films of the Vietnam War
By Brand: Popular Press 1
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ean: 9780879724290, isbn: 0879724293,
4.5 out of 5 stars with 56 reviews
Search and Clear demonstrates that the seeds of war were implicit in American culture, distinguishes between literature spawned by Vietnam and that of other conflicts, reviews the literary merits of works both well and little known, and explores th...
Confessions Of A Pin-Up Girl: The Hollywood Sex Symbol Who Became A Vietnam Icon
By CreateSpace Independent Publishing Platform
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ean: 9781463535803, isbn: 1463535805,
4.1 out of 5 stars with 39 reviews
Pin-up girl Chris Noel appeared in films with Steve McQueen, Richard Chamberlain, Elvis Presley, and Dennis Hopper. She had torrid affairs with some of Hollywood’s hottest hunks, and even dated Frank Sinatra! Then, as a disc jockey for Armed Forces...
Strategy Strikes Back: How Star Wars Explains Modern Military Conflict
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ean: 9781640120334, isbn: 1640120335,
4.4 out of 5 stars with 8 reviews
The most successful film franchise of all time, Star Wars thrillingly depicts an epic multigenerational conflict fought a long time ago in a galaxy far, far away. But the Star Wars saga has as much to say about successful strategies and real-life war...
How the War Was Remembered: Hollywood and Vietnam
mpn: illustrations, ean: 9780275924799, isbn: 0275924793,
4.9 out of 5 stars with 193 reviews
One way to analyze the intensely conflicting feelings Americans hold toward the Vietnam War is to see how the war has been portrayed through film. How the War Was Remembered is the first book to analyze Vietnam War films. Auster and Quart create a ty...
The Afterlife of America's War in Vietnam: Changing Visions in Politics and on Screen
By Brand: McFarland n Company, Inc., Publishers
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ean: 9780786427611, isbn: 0786427612,
4.6 out of 5 stars with 32 reviews
The fall of Saigon in 1975 signaled the end of America's longest war. Yet in many ways the conflict was far from over. Although the actual fighting ended, the struggle to find political justification and historical vindication for the Vietnam War sti...
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