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America in Vietnam: The Hinge of Fate

Review Essay on Lewis Sorley’s A Better War

(Centennial Fellow) In the sixty-five years since the end of World War II the most significant and formative single event in American history- beyond any question- is the Vietnam War. It reshaped our domestic politics, foreign policy, military doctrines, and popular culture in ways that still resonate powerfully nearly two generations after it ended. Continue reading