Media Coverage of the War in Vietnam and Beyond

Dorothy Fall talked about her book, Bernard Fall: Memories of a Soldier-Scholar, a book about her husband who began covering Vietnam in… read more

Dorothy Fall talked about her book, Bernard Fall: Memories of a Soldier-Scholar, a book about her husband who began covering Vietnam in 1953 during the French occupation. He continued coverage through the early years of the U.S. involvement there. He was killed in Vietnam in 1967. The other panelists talked about their own memories and experiences with Bernard. They also talked about media coverage of the Vietnam War and the major U.S. wars that followed it, including the current Iraq War. The discussion was moderated by Ron Steinman. After their presentations the authors responded to audience members' questions.

Frances Fitzgerald is the author of Fire in the Lake: The Vietnamese and the Americans in Vietnam, which was awarded both the Pulitzer Prize and the National Book Award. Jonathan Schell is the author of The Real War: The Classic Reporting on the Vietnam War. close

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Media Coverage of the War in Vietnam and Beyond

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Category:
News Conference
Format:
Forum
Location:
New York, New York, United States
First Aired:
Apr 21, 2007
Last Aired:
Mar 15, 2010

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  • Apr 21, 2007 | 10:30am EDT | C-SPAN 2
  • May 14, 2007 | 5:00am EDT | C-SPAN 2
  • May 20, 2007 | 4:45pm EDT | C-SPAN 2
  • Dec 05, 2007 | 4:00am EST | C-SPAN 3
  • Dec 05, 2007 | 8:58am EST | C-SPAN 3
  • Mar 14, 2010 | 11:44am EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Mar 14, 2010 | 5:44pm EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Mar 14, 2010 | 11:44pm EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Mar 15, 2010 | 5:44am EDT | C-SPAN 3
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