On today’s episode, Esty catches up with H. Bruce Franklin about his latest book, Crash Course, in which he details the historical and cultural implications of the Vietnam War and how it set in motion the perpetual, global wars waged by the U.S. up through the present day. H. Bruce Franklin is a professor of […]
Film Preview and Discussion The Vietnam War – A Film by Ken Burns & Lynn Novick Wednesday, December 13, 7-8:30 p.m. Verona Public Library The Verona Public Library will host a film preview and discussion of the documentary The Vietnam War on Wednesday, December 13, from 7 to 8:30 p.m. Jonathan Pollack, Ph.D., history professor […]
The Vietnam War Program Series The Power of Music in the Vietnam War Thursday, December 7, 7-8 p.m. Verona Public Library Music serves as a backdrop for the Vietnam War in films, documentaries, and in memories. On Thursday, December 7, from 7 to 8 p.m., at the Verona Public Library, war veteran and UW-Madison author […]
The Vietnam War Program Series Film Screening and Discussion The Bombing of Sterling Hall Wednesday, December 6, 7-8 p.m. Verona Public Library The Sterling Hall bombing on the UW-Madison campus was a turning point in the Vietnam anti-war protests in Madison. On Wednesday, December 6, from 7 to 8 p.m., the Verona Public Library will […]
Wisconsin Vietnam Veterans Memorial Exhibit Wisconsin Remembers: A Face for Every Name December 5 – 16, 2017 Verona Public Library The Wisconsin Vietnam Veterans Memorial Exhibit, Wisconsin Remembers: A Face for Every Name, will be on display at the Verona Public Library from December 5 through December 16. A tribute to lost life and lost […]
Host Allen Ruff interviews Thomas Bass, Professor of English and Journalism at the State University of New York, in a caller-filled hour of A Public Affair. Bass discusses his recent article in the Mekong Review, “America’s Amnesia,” which raises several objections to the Burns & Novick PBS documentary on the Vietnam War.