Archived posting to the Leica Users Group, 1998/07/18

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Subject: [Leica] Gen. Nguyen/Loan
From: Eric Welch <>
Date: Sat, 18 Jul 1998 23:59:11 -0500

At 10:51 PM 7/18/98 -0500, you wrote:

>The Post, which is "politically correct," 

What's that supposed to mean? Bringing down a president is politically
correct? :-)

>published Nguyen Ngoc Loan's
>name as "General Loan."  The Post also gave one author's version of the

Eddie Adams, who was his friend after the war, said in the interview "Gen.

>shooting.  Stanley Karnow in his book, "Vietnam: A History," states that
>just prior to the killing and the taking of the photograph, " Communist
>invaders had killed several of his men, including one gunned down with

That still doesn't make it right. Understandable, yes.
- -- 

Eric Welch
St. Joseph, MO

Common sense is that layer of prejudices laid down in the mind prior to the
age of eighteen.

Albert Einstein