The Vietnam War in American Memory: Veterans, Memorials, and the Politics of Healing
A study of American attempts to come to terms with the legacy of the Vietnam War, this book highlights the central role played by Vietnam veterans in shaping public memory of the war.
Tracing the evolution of the image of the Vietnam veteran from alienated dissenter to traumatized victim to noble warrior, Patrick Hagopian describes how efforts to commemorate the war increasingly downplayed the political divisions it spawned in favor of a more unifying emphasis on honoring veterans and promoting national "healing."
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The Discourse of Healing and the Black Gash of Shame The Design of the Vietnam Veterans Memorial
A Dangerous Political Issue The War about Memory in 1982
Home to Americas Heart The National Salute to Vietnam Veterans
In Unity and with Resolve The Statue the Flag and Political Speech at the Memorial
No Shame or Stigma The Vietnam Veterans Leadership Program
Today We Are One People The Family Drama of Race and Gender in Commemorative Statuary of the Vietnam War
Our Offspring Children in Vietnam Veterans Memorials
The Wall Is for All of Us Patterns of Public Response to the Vietnam Veterans Memorial
A Statute of Limitations What Healing from the War Might Mean
A Confrontation between Faiths The Kentucky Vietnam Veterans Memorial
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