“We Gotta Get Out Of This Place,” Vietnam, Part 3

This  is the third blog  in a series about the Vietnam War and focuses on the  consequences of  the Communist Tét Offensive in the spring of 1968.  It is also the fiftieth  anniversary  of the North Vietnamese Army (PAVN)/VC attack that changed the war and influenced the political climate back in the States.    Tét is … Continue reading “We Gotta Get Out Of This Place,” Vietnam, Part 3

In the Name of Love…

By Jeff That's how Bono, of U2, described the plight, aspirations and life  of Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. in the song "Pride."  Though today we celebrate the birth of this Nobel Peace Prize winner (the holiday is the third Monday of January - his actual birthday was January 15th), we are really celebrating  … Continue reading In the Name of Love…