Tag Archives: Vietnam War

Book Write-Up: Richard John Neuhaus, by Randy Boyagoda

Randy Boyagoda.  Richard John Neuhaus: A Life in the Public Square.  New York: Image (an imprint of Crown, a division of Random House), 2015.  See here to purchase the book. Richard John Neuhaus (1936-2009) was a Catholic priest and a … Continue reading

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RN: The Memoirs of Richard Nixon, Volume 2: 7

My latest reading of volume 2 of Richard Nixon’s memoirs focused on the Vietnam War.  I have two items. 1.  In an earlier post on this book, I talked about Nixon’s discussion of the topic of Vietnamese civilian casualties in … Continue reading

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Ambrose’s Nixon: The Education of a Politician 12

A while back, I was browsing in a bookstore and I saw a book about President Dwight D. Eisenhower and Vietnam.  The historical narrative that I had long heard was that President John F. Kennedy was the President who began … Continue reading

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