The Vietnam War: Revisited Through Ken Burn’s TV Documentary

The Selective Service System. Draft numbers. Nightly Film of bullets flying, bombs bursting, injured and bloody soldiers. Body counts. Agent Orange. Defoliation. PTSD. Emotional Emptiness. Guilt. Peace Marches. Rejection. These are terms from the Vietnam vocabulary. I was 17 years old in 1967. I was one of the lucky ones. A high draft number. The…

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