THE VIETNAM WAR E...
Follow
948 views | +0 today
 
Rescooped by Mike Busarello's Digital Storybooks from American History
onto THE VIETNAM WAR ERA DIGITAL STUDY: MIKE BUSARELLO
Scoop.it!

(High Quality) Famous "Daisy" Attack Ad from 1964 Presidential Election

http://blog.mikebilly.com - Attack ads are nothing new. The can date as far back as the founding of America and sooner. In this one Lyndon B. Johnson's messa...

Via Laura Fo
more...
No comment yet.

From around the web

THE VIETNAM WAR ERA  DIGITAL STUDY: MIKE BUSARELLO
" We had to destroy the city in order to save it" (1968 TET OFFENSIVE- HUE)
Your new post is loading...
Your new post is loading...
Scooped by Mike Busarello's Digital Storybooks
Scoop.it!

A "living artifact" of WWII shares his story

A "living artifact" of WWII shares his story | THE VIETNAM WAR ERA  DIGITAL STUDY: MIKE BUSARELLO | Scoop.it
A veteran of D-Day says volunteering at the National WWII Museum has helped heal a haunting memory of the war
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Mike Busarello's Digital Storybooks
Scoop.it!

Beallsville's loss of Vietnam War soldiers still felt - Columbus Dispatch

Beallsville's loss of Vietnam War soldiers still felt - Columbus Dispatch | THE VIETNAM WAR ERA  DIGITAL STUDY: MIKE BUSARELLO | Scoop.it
Thursday is the 40th anniversary of the fall of Saigon and the end of the Vietnam War, but Beallsville sees no end to the war’s haunting legacy.
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Mike Busarello's Digital Storybooks
Scoop.it!

Vietnamese orphans return home

Forty years ago, Operation Babylift carried orphaned Vietnamese children out of the country in advance of South Vietnam's fall. As Barry Petersen reports, some ...
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Mike Busarello's Digital Storybooks
Scoop.it!

Riding Motorcycles And Ostriches In Vietnam's Mountains

Riding Motorcycles And Ostriches In Vietnam's Mountains | THE VIETNAM WAR ERA  DIGITAL STUDY: MIKE BUSARELLO | Scoop.it
Want to see the mountains, forests and farms of the “real” Vietnam? Get away from the tourist hoards, get on a motorcycle and go. I just did that, and even got to ride an ostrich. Here’s how you can too.
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Mike Busarello's Digital Storybooks
Scoop.it!

Group aims to clear Vietnam of undetonated bombs

Group aims to clear Vietnam of undetonated bombs | THE VIETNAM WAR ERA  DIGITAL STUDY: MIKE BUSARELLO | Scoop.it
As the 40th anniversary of the end of the Vietnam War nears, dangerous remnants of the conflict remain.
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Mike Busarello's Digital Storybooks
Scoop.it!

The dangerous search for Vietnam's undetonated bombs

The dangerous search for Vietnam's undetonated bombs | THE VIETNAM WAR ERA  DIGITAL STUDY: MIKE BUSARELLO | Scoop.it
"If anyone picks it up, it can set it off," says guide during search for American bombs leftover from the Vietnam war
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Mike Busarello's Digital Storybooks
Scoop.it!

Pleasures of the Harbor Full Album - Phil Ochs 1967 (The War Is Over added at end)

One of the best albums ever made. A deep exploration of how the cold world can chill the soul and suck the life from you. In usual Phil Ochs style, he is mercilessly truthful and he doesn't...
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Mike Busarello's Digital Storybooks
Scoop.it!

Adventures In Vietnam — Street Food, Love And Taking Chances

Adventures In Vietnam — Street Food, Love And Taking Chances | THE VIETNAM WAR ERA  DIGITAL STUDY: MIKE BUSARELLO | Scoop.it
Journalist Graham Holliday moved to Vietnam in the '90s and immersed himself in the culture through food. That meant getting "a little bit" poisoned, finding the best Bún chả — and meeting his wife.
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Mike Busarello's Digital Storybooks
Scoop.it!

Houston's Astrodome was the 'eighth wonder of the world' when it opened

Houston's Astrodome was the 'eighth wonder of the world' when it opened | THE VIETNAM WAR ERA  DIGITAL STUDY: MIKE BUSARELLO | Scoop.it
A history of cities in 50 buildings, day 12: Fifty years old today, can the vast, abandoned Houston Astrodome find unlikely redemption as one of the world’s largest indoor parks?
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Mike Busarello's Digital Storybooks
Scoop.it!

National Geographic - Area 51 The CIAs Secret Files | Documentary HD

It's the most famous military installation in the world, yet it doesn't officially exist. The secrets of Area 51 are out as insiders prove the truth behind some of the wildest speculation.
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Mike Busarello's Digital Storybooks
Scoop.it!

Remembering Vietnam War aboard the USS New Jersey

Remembering Vietnam War aboard the USS New Jersey | THE VIETNAM WAR ERA  DIGITAL STUDY: MIKE BUSARELLO | Scoop.it
More than 1,000 enemy soldiers poured out of the jungle surrounding the firebase as mortar and rocket fire whizzed over the concertina wire. Paul D. Hanson radioed for help, expecting artillery fire. What he got was something powerfully different.
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Mike Busarello's Digital Storybooks
Scoop.it!

Remembering Vietnam War aboard the USS New Jersey - Philly.com

Remembering Vietnam War aboard the USS New Jersey - Philly.com | THE VIETNAM WAR ERA  DIGITAL STUDY: MIKE BUSARELLO | Scoop.it
Paul D. Hanson was an Army sergeant in his early 20s during the first of two tours of duty in Vietnam when his late-night poker game was interrupted by an attack on the firebase he was guarding.
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Mike Busarello's Digital Storybooks
Scoop.it!

The 2 Filmmakers Behind The Who - NPR

The 2 Filmmakers Behind The Who - NPR | THE VIETNAM WAR ERA  DIGITAL STUDY: MIKE BUSARELLO | Scoop.it
In 1960s London, Kit Lambert and Chris Stamp approached a young band to be the subjects of their first film. As a new documentary explains, they ended up managing rock royalty.
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Mike Busarello's Digital Storybooks
Scoop.it!

Kids, soldiers recall Vietnam event 40 years later - Pueblo Chieftain

Kids, soldiers recall Vietnam event 40 years later - Pueblo Chieftain | THE VIETNAM WAR ERA  DIGITAL STUDY: MIKE BUSARELLO | Scoop.it
Pueblo Chieftain
Kids, soldiers recall Vietnam event 40 years later
Pueblo Chieftain
Noone, 68, of Garden City, N.Y., adopted her two daughters — Heather and Jennifer — after they were among the last children evacuated to the United States.
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Mike Busarello's Digital Storybooks
Scoop.it!

​Vietnam orphans search for their roots

​Vietnam orphans search for their roots | THE VIETNAM WAR ERA  DIGITAL STUDY: MIKE BUSARELLO | Scoop.it
After being raised in the U.S., two women return to the land of their birth to learn of their origins during the Vietnam War
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Mike Busarello's Digital Storybooks
Scoop.it!

Remembering The Doomed First Flight Of Operation Babylift - NPR

Remembering The Doomed First Flight Of Operation Babylift - NPR | THE VIETNAM WAR ERA  DIGITAL STUDY: MIKE BUSARELLO | Scoop.it
In 1975, the first flight of orphans out of Vietnam made a crash landing, and many died. Forty years later, some of the survivors have reconnected, helping to lessen their lingering grief.
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Mike Busarello's Digital Storybooks
Scoop.it!

'Operation Babylift' Kids, Soldiers Reunite 40 Years Later - New York Times

'Operation Babylift' Kids, Soldiers Reunite 40 Years Later - New York Times | THE VIETNAM WAR ERA  DIGITAL STUDY: MIKE BUSARELLO | Scoop.it
With the Viet Cong making their final push toward taking Saigon in April 1975, the fate of thousands of Vietnamese orphans was uncertain until President Gerald Ford ordered remaining forces to evacuate the children.
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Mike Busarello's Digital Storybooks
Scoop.it!

Will the Vietnam War Ever Go Away? - New York Times

Will the Vietnam War Ever Go Away? - New York Times | THE VIETNAM WAR ERA  DIGITAL STUDY: MIKE BUSARELLO | Scoop.it
Barry Goldwater was asked whether he was pleased by the heavy bombing raids. “No, I’m not,” he replied, affably. “They’re not bombing enough.”
more...
No comment yet.
Rescooped by Mike Busarello's Digital Storybooks from Navigate
Scoop.it!

Vietnam: The Real War – in pictures

Vietnam: The Real War – in pictures | THE VIETNAM WAR ERA  DIGITAL STUDY: MIKE BUSARELLO | Scoop.it
From Malcolm Browne’s photograph of the burning monk to Nick Ut’s picture of a nine-year-old girl running from a napalm attack, the Associated Press’s Saigon bureau captured the realities and tragedies of the Vietnam war

Via Suvi Salo
more...
No comment yet.
Rescooped by Mike Busarello's Digital Storybooks from itsyourbiz
Scoop.it!

Warrior Pose — One way to help veterans with PTSD? Lots of yoga.

Warrior Pose — One way to help veterans with PTSD? Lots of yoga. | THE VIETNAM WAR ERA  DIGITAL STUDY: MIKE BUSARELLO | Scoop.it
Yoga Heights in the Park View neighborhood in D.C. hosts a weekend-long training for yoga teachers who want to help veterans with PTSD.

Via Skip Boykin
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Mike Busarello's Digital Storybooks
Scoop.it!

A Dark, Funny — And Vietnamese — Look At The Vietnam War - NPR

A Dark, Funny — And Vietnamese — Look At The Vietnam War - NPR | THE VIETNAM WAR ERA  DIGITAL STUDY: MIKE BUSARELLO | Scoop.it
Viet Thanh Nguyen grew up in America with war movies like Apocalypse Now and Platoon, which offer accounts of the war focusing on Americans. His new novel, The Sympathizer, follows a Vietnamese spy.
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Mike Busarello's Digital Storybooks
Scoop.it!

'Don't Think I've Forgotten,' a Documentary, Revives Cambodia's Silenced Sounds - New York Times

'Don't Think I've Forgotten,' a Documentary, Revives Cambodia's Silenced Sounds - New York Times | THE VIETNAM WAR ERA  DIGITAL STUDY: MIKE BUSARELLO | Scoop.it
The documentary “Don’t Think I’ve Forgotten: Cambodia’s Lost Rock and Roll” sheds a light on the pop scene before the Khmer Rouge’s takeover in 1975.
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Mike Busarello's Digital Storybooks
Scoop.it!

Reenacting War to Make Sense of It

Reenacting War to Make Sense of It | THE VIETNAM WAR ERA  DIGITAL STUDY: MIKE BUSARELLO | Scoop.it
A new documentary follows a group restaging battles from Vietnam.
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Mike Busarello's Digital Storybooks
Scoop.it!

Don McLean's 'American Pie' Original Lyrics Sell for $1.2 Million

Don McLean's 'American Pie' Original Lyrics Sell for $1.2 Million | THE VIETNAM WAR ERA  DIGITAL STUDY: MIKE BUSARELLO | Scoop.it
Don McLean's "American Pie" original lyrics sold today for north of $1.2 million.
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Mike Busarello's Digital Storybooks
Scoop.it!

Paul McCartney, Yoko Ono Pay Tribute to Cynthia Lennon

Paul McCartney, Yoko Ono Pay Tribute to Cynthia Lennon | THE VIETNAM WAR ERA  DIGITAL STUDY: MIKE BUSARELLO | Scoop.it
John Lennon's first wife Cynthia Lennon died today at her home in Spain. She was 75.
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Mike Busarello's Digital Storybooks
Scoop.it!

Photographer Who Took Iconic Vietnam Photo Looks Back, 40 Years After the War Ended

Photographer Who Took Iconic Vietnam Photo Looks Back, 40 Years After the War Ended | THE VIETNAM WAR ERA  DIGITAL STUDY: MIKE BUSARELLO | Scoop.it
Nick Ut’s photo of Kim Phuc was a transformative moment in a horrible conflict.
more...
No comment yet.