Archived posting to the Leica Users Group, 2004/05/10

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Subject: [Leica] Did a Single Photograph or Two Stop the War In Viet Nam?
From: feli at (Feli di Giorgio)
Date: Mon May 10 17:00:23 2004
References: <000601c436e8$b7532a90$121afea9@Hausner>

On Mon, 2004-05-10 at 16:44, Buzz Hausner wrote:
> I gasp in disbelief that Marc Small should only be partly correct in his
> analysis.  What really brought American opinion to view the War in Viet
> Nam with revulsion was not the action of the students...indeed, I was an
> active was our mothers who finally stood up and said (in
> essence), "Hell, No!  Not with my boy you don't"  It wasn't photographs
> of terrified, naked children, nor of Vietnamese executioners that caused
> our mothers' to wonder for what their sons died, it was the broadcast
> news film and tape of Americans fighting in the jungles, Americans
> screaming in pain, and Americans coming home dead.
> 	Buzz Hausner

Vietnam Inc. by Philip Jones Griffiths must have been a real eyeopener. 


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