Tag Archives: Vietnam war

Julian Bond

Julian Bond died yesterday. Wikipedia will tell you that Bond “ was an American social activist and leader in the Civil Rights Movement, politician, professor, and writer. While a student at Morehouse College in Atlanta, Georgia, during the early 1960s, … Continue reading

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The Wall – A Repost

There are 58,272 names listed on that polished black wall. Fifty Eight Thousand Two Hundred Seventy two. The names are arranged in the order in which they were taken from us by date and within each date the names are alphabetized.  … Continue reading

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The Messenger – 1967

When your son was killed that Summer night you were filling up the car; you didn’t know ‘till you saw my face what I already knew. While you slept your husband died on a hill outside Dak To; you had … Continue reading

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The Death of Thich Quang Duc

  Yesterday, I was reminded, was the anniversary of the My Lai massacre.  This repost is for those too young to remember Vietnam, their father’s hell. Memorial to Thich Quang Duc – Ho Chi Minh City Thich Quang Duc was … Continue reading

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