Chris Hedges: The Hidden Tragedy of the Vietnam War

My Lai Memorial Site - Vietnam - Diorama of Massacre

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Dandelion Salad

with Chris Hedges

RT America on Jan 2, 2017

On this week’s episode of On Contact, Chris Hedges discusses the hidden tragedy of the Vietnam War with author of “Kill Anything that Moves: The Real American War in Vietnam”. Nick Turse uncovered documents that revealed systematic violence against civilians extending beyond the massacre at My Lai. They look back at Vietnam to understand what we are doing in Iraq and Afghanistan. RT Correspondent Anya Parampil looks at the civilian cost that accompanied our defeat in Vietnam.

from the archives:

Chris Hedges: Restrained Resistance with Bill Ayers

Beyond Vietnam – A Time to Break Silence By Rev. Martin Luther King, Jr.

One Key To Executive Power Is Its Secrecy and Deception by Fred Branfman

Daniel Ellsberg, Mike Gravel and Robert West: How the Pentagon Papers Came to be Published (must-see; 2007)

Seymour Hersh On Investigative Journalism and Ethics + Q&A

Kill Anything That Moves by Chris Hedges + Moyers and Company: Nick Turse Describes the Real Vietnam War

Another Sorry Episode in American History: Agent Orange by Sibel Edmonds

Don’t Enlist, But Don’t Just Take My Word For It by Lo (repost)

Don’t Enlist, But Don’t Just Take My Word For It by Lo

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  6. Kill Anything That Moves should be a required text for all US students. After reading it they should realise to a limited extent the US hypocrisy in accusing any other state of war crimes and atrocities. War crimes and atrocities were routinely committed by US troops in Vietnam.”

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