Karl Marlantes talks racism in Vietnam & feedback from the Burns/Novick documentary “The Vietnam War”
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.
AMERICAN POLITICIANS HAVE COMPLETELY LOST THEIR SOULS: thoughts on the treatment of a Gold Star Family and General John Kelly’s remarks
Bob Nilsson is a Vietnam veteran. He joined us to give us his thoughts on the ten-part documentary “The Vietnam War” by Ken Burns and Lynn Novick.