Reflections in the Times of Vietnam
The time is spring, the year is 1961 and president Kennedy has sent 400 special forces into South Vietnam. This was the start of a new era in United States history as well as the beginning of a literary revolution. A time when books had powerful views, and songs were of peace or of governmental corruption, and plays or movies were about gruesome wars in strange jungles. This was a time
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just shows how if enough people believe in something strongly enough it can stay alive for decades.
Vietnam – one of the most violent and extensive wars in American history. It was also one of the most influential. It has spawned over thirty years of songs, books, movies, and poems. Literature about scandal, death, peace, and love from a people eager to become enlightened and know the truth. This is a brief summary of their legacy.