Fifty years ago, four words broadcast nationally changed the course of the Vietnam War. Now four words have exposed the cruelty of the Trump administration.
Last week on Truthdig Radio in association with KPFK: Robert Scheer and Nick Turse on the American doctrine of eradication; women in combat; and the 40th anniversary of Roe v Wadecom/avbooth/category/truthdig_radio/" title="Truthdig Radio">Truthdig Radio: Robert Scheer and Nick Turse on the American doctrine of eradication; women in combat; and the 40th anniversary of Roe v.
In Kill Anything that Moves, Nick Turse has for the first time put together a comprehensive picture, written with mastery and dignity, of what American forces actually were doing in Vietnam.
By escalating an unnecessary conflict, President Barack Obama runs the risk of damaging many more Americans through PTSD and other human consequences of warfare. We are heaping upon members of the military more responsibility, more work, more war, more physical and psychological trauma.By escalating an unnecessary conflict, President Obama runs the risk of damaging many more Americans through PTSD and other human consequences of warfare.
The renowned filmmaker visited USC's Annenberg School for Communication on March 3 to talk with Truthdig editors Robert Scheer and Kasia Anderson and their students about "Wall Street," his 1987 classic -- suddenly all too relevant again -- and to give a panoramic take on his body of work and what the future holds for the movie industry.
Bruce Willis will star in an Oliver Stone film about the My Lai massacre, perhaps the most infamous atrocity to emerge from the Vietnam War. In other Stone news, Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad says he has "no objection, generally speaking," to the director's rumored desire to make a biopic about him but that Stone would need to "let me know what are the frameworks."