Arnold Isaacs joins the show to discuss the flawed ways the Vietnam War is remembered and commemorated. All too often, he explains, American crimes are whitewashed or left out altogether. If we don’t face up to the deeds of our military and government in previous wars though, we risk repeating the same mistakes in future ones.
Discussed on the show:
- “8/1/18 Arnold Isaacs on Fake Islamophobia in America” (Libertarian Institute)
- “Tomgram: Arnold Isaacs, Misremembering Vietnam” (Tom Dispatch)
- Secrets: A Memoir of Vietnam and the Pentagon Papers
Arnold Isaacs is a writer, educator, and the author of From Troubled Lands: Listening to Pakistani Americans and Afghan Americans in post 9/11 America. His website is ArnoldIsaacs.net, and you can read his work at antiwar.com and tomdispatch.com.
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