Shades of Influence-The American Press in Vietnam Friday, November 23rd, 2012 - 2:27 PM

The war in Vietnam was an experience that has affected American society as a whole for the last forty years. Many American lives were lost or ruined during this dark time in our nation’s history. It was a bitter war, fought without the backing of the American public as a majority; thus the conflict spawned many radical anti-government groups who openly displayed their distrust. 

War as a Tourist Attraction: Vietnam Friday, November 23rd, 2012 - 2:21 PM

The remnants of the Vietnam War are now a significant source of tourist dollars.  The landscape of Vietnam remains scarred by barbed wire, aircraft hangars, and rusting tanks.  Centuries of war waged on Vietnamese soil ties tourists from not only the United States, but France, Russia, and Chinese visitors as well.  It is the rare Vietnamese city that bears no reminder of some sort of colonialist war.