Back to Class - Enduring Vietnam: Some Reflections - James Wright

Wed Oct 18, 2017
Back to Class Lecture - Enduring Vietnam: Some Reflections President Emeritus James Wright ’64a will discuss his new book Enduring Vietnam: An American Generation and Its War.In Enduring Vietnam: An American Generation and Its War, James Wright reminded us of the human face of combat. He provided a full and critical overview of the steps that led a generation to the war and how Americans’ relationship to this conflict changed. Through the stories of those Americans who fought in Vietnam, including Dartmouth men, he provides a close look at the combat experience, what drove the young people who served, how Washington-based policy affected them, and the cold welcome so many experienced when they came home.Sponsored by: Alumni Relations Recorded October 6, 2017