Monday, September 10, 2007

Cinnamon Stillwell: Hillsdale College Symposium Examines the Enduring Significance of the Vietnam War

re: "...The entire episode served to underscore how controversial the Vietnam War remains in the American mind. Its significance, both from a historical and a political standpoint, cannot be emphasized enough. / It is for this reason that Michigan's Hillsdale College will be holding a four-day symposium from Sept. 9-13 titled, "The Vietnam War: History and Enduring Significance." Featuring speakers such as Mark Moyer, the author of "Triumph Forsaken: The Vietnam War, 1954-1965," Colonel H.R. McMaster of the International Institute for Strategic Studies, Hoover Institution historian and author Victor Davis Hanson, Lewis Sorley, author of "A Better War: The Unexamined Victories and Final Tragedy of America’s Last Years in Vietnam," conservative author and talk radio host Michael Medved, the New America Foundation's Michael Lind, and Mackubin T. Owens of the Naval War College, the symposium promises to be watershed event..."...

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