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Was Anything Learned from Vietnam? By Carolyn Eisenberg

Posted by justjoe on January 15, 2006

Ms. Eisenberg, a professor of history at Hofstra University, is a member of Historians Against the War (HAW). She presented the following paper at a forum sponsored by HAW at the annual meting of the American Historical Association in Philadelphia this past weekend.


http://hnn.us/articles/20259.html

“For many historians of a certain age, the Vietnam War was the formative intellectual experience, which shaped our understanding of the United States and its history”.

Well, obviously, we have not learned much, and the stakes are much higher.

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