Karl Marlantes talks racism in Vietnam & feedback from the Burns/Novick documentary “The Vietnam War”

Karl Marlantes
1stLt USMC, Receiving the Navy Cross
And… today…. sage writer

Karl Marlantes chronicled the issue of “race” in his Vietnam War novel Matterhorn, he joins us to talk about how race was a part of daily life in Vietnam and how the issue changed from when you were “in the rear” and when you were “in the bush.”

Karl also discusses the varied reactions he’s received on the Ken Burns/Lynn Novick documentary “The Vietnam War” which aired on PBS this past Fall.

Karl Marlantes: Vietnam – The War That Killed Trust

KARL MARLANTES, 1stLt USMC and a recipient of the Navy Cross in Vietnam joins us to discuss a new series by the New York Times on Vietnam in 1967-1968 — He wrote the first installment in the series — “Vietnam: The War That Killed Trust”.

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