Tag Archives: Vietnam

Wednesday’s Book Review: “War in Our Wake”


War in our Wake: The Untold Story of the Last American Military Presence of the Vietnam War. By Jonathan Malay. Bloomington, IN: iUniverse, 2017. Let me say up front, I have been a friend and colleague of Jonathan Malay for … Continue reading

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Ed Daly and the World Airways Experience


Edward J. Daly, the entrepreneur who built World Airways, was one of the most unusual air transport entrepreneurs of the Cold War era. Forty years ago Daly made a name for himself during the evacuation of South Vietnam in March-April 1975. Although … Continue reading

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Notes on an Important Book: Susan Jacoby’s “The Age of American Unreason”


The Age of American Unreason. By Susan Jacoby. New York: Pantheon Books, 2008. While there is much on this book that is quite valuable and I certainly recommend reading it, Susan Jacoby reminds me of so many ancient Roman writers … Continue reading

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Notes on An Important Book: “Back to Our Future: How the 1980s Explain the World We Live In Now”


Back to Our Future: How the 1980s Explain the World We Live In Now. By David Sirota. New York: Ballantine Books, 2011. In many respects Back to Our Future: How the 1980s Explain the World We Live In Now is … Continue reading

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