He was convinced, in fact, that the whole film would be better off on the cutting room floor than being subjected to condemnation by an unforgiving public that was still divided on the country's controversial participation in VietNam.
The three-part memorial honors those men and women who served honorably during the Vietnam conflict, which involved United States troops between 1957 and 1975, especially those individuals who lost their lives during the war.
The funny graphic T shirt, whether it was a yellow smiley face, a satirical message about the Vietnam war, or just a silly joke, became a typical sight on college campuses and city streets everywhere.
Subsequently, birth defects as a result of exposure to Agent Orange, the U.S. defoliant used in Vietnam, and radiation exposure near the site of the Chernobyl disaster in Russia have left numerous children with malformed or absent limbs.
Peter, Paul and Mary - This folk singing trio might be best known for their drug metaphor song Puff The Magic Dragon, but their catalog is filled with protest songs, especially songs about the civil rights movement, and later, Vietnam.
Records after 1912, which include service records associated with World War I, World War II, the Korean Conflict, and the Vietnam War, are held at the National Personnel Records Center (NPRC), part of NARA, in St. Louis, Missouri.
A few of his short stores in the Hearts in Atlantis collection were clearly drawn from his experiences at the University of Maine during the Vietnam War when anti-war sentiment at the university was very high.
The May 4 Resource Center opened up in the university library and contains not only information about the shootings, but about the Vietnam War, but also about the United States' involvement in Southeast Asia.
Likewise, a cohort-2 Boomer coming of age in the late 60s-early 70s recalls soldiers returning from Vietnam, President Nixon's resignation, and even disco more distinctively than their predecessors.
Constructed of two polished, black granite walls, the striking memorial is 246 feet 9 inches long and is inscribed with the names of those servicemen and women who died during the Vietnam conflict.