Tag Archives: Vietnam

Inside Out: Playing Langley at Its Own…

Spy Game (2001) Another Netflix gem, this time starring Robert Redford and Brad Pitt. The movie is a flashback memory of the recruitment and running of “Boy Scout” from the Vietnam War (1975), to East Germany, and then finally to … Continue reading

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One Match Lit a Regime Change in 1963

The Heart of Thích Quảng Đức When it comes to dying for a cause, this Vietnamese Mahayana Buddhist monk set the standard for others to follow. He set himself on fire to protest the treatment of Buddhists in South Vietnam. … Continue reading

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Free Press: Your Government Lies To You

The Post We went to see this Academy Awards nominee picture last night. Even though, as a student of history, one knows how it turns out (like Apollo 13), one has to admire the storytelling of Steven Spielberg. And the … Continue reading

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