Fear Was My Only Weapon

Dennis Papp talked about his book Fear Was My Only Weapon: Can a personnel clerk maintain his sanity and survive Vietnam when he’s forbidden to have any… read more

Fear Was My Only Weapon Dennis Papp talked about his book Fear Was My Only Weapon: Can a personnel clerk maintain his sanity and survive Vietnam when he’s forbidden to have any bullets for his M16?, in which he recounts the time he spent in Vietnam in the United States Army. He talked about his life as a soldier and how he was forbidden from carrying ammunition in his gun due to his role as a personnel clerk.

C-SPAN’s Local Content Vehicles (LCVs) made a stop in their “2017 LCV Cities Tour” in Trenton, New Jersey, from April 15-21 to feature the history and literary life of the community. Working with the Comcast cable local affiliate, they visited literary and historic sites where local historians, authors, and civic leaders were interviewed. The history segments air on American History TV (AHTV) on C-SPAN3 and the literary events/non-fiction author segments air on Book TV on C-SPAN2. close

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Fear Was My Only Weapon

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Program ID:
427610-1
Category:
Interview
Format:
Interview
Location:
Trenton, New Jersey, United States
First Aired:
May 20, 2017 | 6:30pm EDT | C-SPAN 2
Last Aired:
May 21, 2017 | 10:16am EDT | C-SPAN 2

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  • May 20, 2017 | 6:30pm EDT | C-SPAN 2
  • May 21, 2017 | 10:16am EDT | C-SPAN 2
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