Vietnam war

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‘It felt like history itself’ – 48 protest photographs that changed the world
Protest can change everything. Which is why governments around the world want to suppress it. In a week when thousands in the US expressed their fury over Roe v Wade, we look back at some of the images that helped rewrite laws and change the way we think

Gabrielle Schwarz and Felix Bazalgette. Introduction: George Monbiot

02, Jul, 2022 @7:00 AM

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‘Napalm girl’ Phan Thi Kim Phuc receives final burn treatment after 50 years
Phuc, pictured in 1972 running from napalm attack during Vietnam war, has final laser treatment in Miami

Rebecca Ratcliffe South-east Asia correspondent

01, Jul, 2022 @12:40 PM

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Because Our Fathers Lied review: Robert McNamara, Vietnam and a partial healing
The son of John F Kennedy and Lyndon Johnson’s defense secretary delivers a searing memoir of war, betrayal and love

Charles Kaiser

05, Jun, 2022 @6:00 AM

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Viet Thanh Nguyen: ‘I didn’t notice the racism of Tintin’
The Pulitzer prize-winning novelist on the depiction of Vietnamese people, the fun in Voltaire’s Candide and memorable masturbation scenes

Viet Thanh Nguyen

04, Mar, 2022 @10:00 AM

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Charlie Sheen on making Platoon: ‘We screamed for the medic!’
‘Forest Whitaker macheted his thumb, Tom Berenger knifed his foot, Willem Dafoe got medivacked – and Oliver Stone jumped up and down with joy’

Interviews by Simon Bland

03, Jan, 2022 @12:27 PM

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Do the Saigon twist! Meet Phuong Tâm, Vietnam’s first rock’n’roll star
Playing raucous American pop in 1960s Vietnam, Phuong Tâm became a sensation – but turned her back on singing after emigrating to the US. Now she’s 76 and her incredible music can finally be heard after her daughter tracked it down

Sheila Ngoc Pham

28, Oct, 2021 @2:00 PM

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Colin Powell obituary
Former US secretary of state and highly decorated army officer who made the case for the 2003 invasion of Iraq

Harold Jackson

18, Oct, 2021 @5:17 PM

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Marceline. A Woman. A Century review – vibrant portrait of a fascinating film-maker
Cordelia Dvorák’s intimate documentary about Marceline Loridan-Ivens – writer, director, and Holocaust survivor – captures her irresistible personality

Phuong Le

13, Sep, 2021 @11:00 AM

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Biden isn’t the first president to promise never to wage another war of intervention | Simon Jenkins
Military adventurism has long appealed to western politicians – even those who say they will not meddle in others’ affairs, says Guardian columnist Simon Jenkins

Simon Jenkins

03, Sep, 2021 @6:00 AM

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Joe Galloway obituary
American journalist who covered the Vietnam war and was known as the ‘soldier’s reporter’

Michael Carlson

01, Sep, 2021 @4:58 PM

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‘I’ve never regretted doing it’: Daniel Ellsberg on 50 years since leaking the Pentagon Papers
The man who exposed US lies about the Vietnam war urges whistleblowers: ‘Don’t wait years till the bombs are falling and people have been dying’

David Smith in Washington

13, Jun, 2021 @6:00 AM

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Man in Black at 50: Johnny Cash’s empathy is needed more than ever
The country star is not always remembered for his politics, but his about-face to withdraw support for Nixon and the Vietnam war may be his finest moment

Michael Stewart Foley

31, May, 2021 @2:00 PM

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